LEON BRIDGES & KEITE YOUNG – “LIKE A SHIP” AVAILABLE NOW

LEON BRIDGES & KEITE YOUNG – “LIKE A SHIP” ORIGINALLY DEBUTED ON TIKTOK AS PART OF THEIR BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM

COVER IS PART OF FORTHCOMING CHARITY ALBUM TRUTH TO POWER

Today, Grammy Award winning R&B artist and songwriter Leon Bridges’ cover of underground classic “Like A Ship” – titled Leon Bridges & Keite Young – “Like A Ship” is available on all streaming platforms. Leon gives “Like A Ship,” which was originally recorded in 1971 by Pastor T.L. Barrett and has been referenced and sampled in many hip and R&B releases over the years, including Kanye West’s Life of Pablo, a silky R&B infusion, anchored by fellow Fort Worth recording artist Keite Young’s vocals. Leon Bridges & Keite Young – “Like A Ship” first debuted on TikTok as part of TikTok’s Black History Month. Listen HERE.

Leon recorded this track as part of the Truth To Power Project, a Texas based non-profit and creative endeavor; they work alongside local non-profits the to help raise awareness and money in the interest of highlighting independent Black-owned businesses in the greater DFW Metroplex. Leon, who is from Fort Worth, has a long history of supporting the Texas music scene as well as greater DFW community, making for a perfect fit.

Dallas-based Eastwood Music Group, alongside Dallas Mavericks and FirstCom Music (UMPG) has curated a “Soundtrack for Empowerment” featuring artists across multiple genres, which will ultimately help raise funds and awareness for the Truth To Power Project. A Triple LP of their work, including Leon Bridges & Keite Young – “Like A Ship”, will release on Record Store Day in June 2021.

Leon Bridges & Keite Young – “Like A Ship” is one of many recent independent releases from Leon Bridges including his critically acclaimed meditation “Sweeter” which he performed at the Democratic National Convention; “Inside Friend” with his longtime friend John Mayer; Texas Sun, a collaborative EP with Khruangbin and lastly his feature on Noah Cyrus’s “July.”

For more information on Leon’s music please visit his official website here. For more information on the Truth To Power Project please visit their website here.

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