By Jaci Jedrych
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Blending blues, gospel, jazz, and soul, musical powerhouse Dante’ Pope has returned with a new track, “All A Game.”
Before releasing music under his own name, the D.C. native was drummer and music director for soul group The Crossrhodes, with whom he toured nationally, including an appearance with NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series. He has done solo tours as well, appearing in well-known locations such as John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Rockwood Music Hall, DC Jazz Festival, and The House of Blues Chicago. Alchemical Records also covered his last release, “Regret.”
Released on December 31, Pope rang in the new year with a smooth, warm song. His focused vocals blend and melt over the soft beat, immersing the listener in waves of soothing sound. Juxtaposed against this are the rap verses, which offer a structure that progresses the story of the song, while maintaining a cohesiveness.
Fans of Frank Ocean should check out Dante’ Pope’s latest release. The accompanying music video, released January 3, is available here. This track has been added to our Alchemical Weekly YouTube Playlist.
Jaci Jedrych is a World Politics student at The Catholic University in Washington, D.C. She loves going to concerts and exploring different genres, and has a passion for arts and news writing.
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