Today, the hip-hop-meets-classical duo Black Violin released Give Thanks, their debut holiday album. “Give Thanks employs playful storytelling, whimsical strings, and hard-hitting rhythms to highlight the unifying pillars of the holiday season: Giving back to others and being wholeheartedly thankful,” Black Violin says of the full-length.
Give Thanks follows the Black Violin’s 2019 full-length Take The Stairs, which debuted in the top ten across multiple genre charts: #1 in Current Classical, #1 in Classical Crossover, #7 in Heatseekers, and #9 in Current R&B/Hip-Hop. Take The Stairs was praised by Loudwire, The Root, and Billboard, who said the album “celebrates Black Violin’s genre-less approach to music, from the futuristic anthem ‘One Step’ to the elaborate ‘Serenade.'” In the last year, Black Violin has performed at the Oscars Governors Ball, on The Today Show, and on Access Daily. // Continue to the full article