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Los Angeles-Based, New Jersey/Philadelphia-Raised Funky Soul Pop Star Wowashwow Wow’s Us With Her New Single “Heat Wave,” Dripping With Attitude, Charisma, and Swag

By Linc Bradham

Dripping with attitude, charisma, and swag, South Jersey/Philadelphia raised, Los Angeles based artist Wowashwow (pronounced “wow-USH-wow”) is a colorful, vibrant, and attitude-driven tour de force with influences as varied as Lizzo, Nina Simone, and even Morcheeba. But her vocal inflection and style are something she makes all her own, divesting her from these exciting influences and turning her personal brand into something that is completely new. She has been immersed in music for most of her life. At age six, she wrote her first song and actually initially embarked on a music career as the lead guitarist of a punk band. By age 18, she had already opened for Marky Ramone, of The Ramones fame. These days, however, Wowashwow has all but shed her punk roots, creating music that has a different attitude and flair, with soul vibes, R & B, and hip hop cadences.

For her latest single, “Heat Wave,” Wowashwow is calling for her listeners to “groove and vibe,” to the backdrop of wonderfully complex bars and rhythmic sense. All of this is set to a trip-hop style beat, with expertly played and sampled horns, percussion, and synth pads. It’s a fun, anthemic jam, that sounds every bit as hot as the “heat wave” that Wowashwow proclaims to be in the song’s lyrics. The music video is quite the visual feast as well, with wonderfully skilled graphic creator Voodoo Visuals providing the cinematography and production. You can truly feel the heat Wowashwow is bringing in the video, and it’s hard to not feel at least a little hot yourself after witnessing the splendor that is Wowashwow. No need to take our word for it, however, check out the music video for Wowashwow’s “Heat Wave” here, and prepare to be wowed yourself.

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Linc Bradham

Linc Bradham

Linc Bradham is an American multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, audio engineer, and songwriter originally from Savannah, GA. He has resided in the DMV for the last three years and has served in the active-duty Army for the last 12 years. He is in the process of switching Army careers into the Army Field Band as an audio engineering professional, with long-term goals of promoting music education in America and the Middle East.

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