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Reese Antoinette Releases Her New Single, “What Is Love”

Reese Antoinette Releases Her New Single, “What Is Love”


Reese Antoinette is enamored with love. The Afro-Caribbean songstress and actress goes on a reggae-infused quest to search out out what love means and the place it manifests in her newest single, “What’s Love.”

She chooses the world as a backdrop in her search. Within the tune, Antoinette goes on a journey together with her lover and explores the tenderness and safety that comes from deep affection towards somebody.

“I may fly for hours simply to get to the place we keep/Top quality seat overlooking San Francisco Bay/We ain’t go no restrict what we pay, pay, pay, pay/Turks and Caicos, Mexico, Mykonos to Montego/Lay up on my shoulder as we fly watch the world under because the time passes by,” she sings.

The Jamaican-Cuban magnificence has all the time had a penchant for feeling the heat of intimacy and staunchly refuses to place an finish to the voyage of discovering it. Whether or not it is self-love, romantic, or familial, Reese is on a lifelong mission.

“Love is sophisticated,” she tells New Instances over the cellphone from New York Metropolis. “And I really feel like usually it is really easy to surrender on love. That is why I believe that ‘What’s Love’ is the start of a bigger dialog about what love is. I am not giving up on love; I’ve by no means given up on love.”

“It actually is that this exploration about love, which is why I believe ‘What’s Love’ is a good starting as a result of it is asking the query,” she continues. “One among my favourite Bob Marley songs is ‘Is This Love.’ And there are such a lot of methods to discover love, and that is what I am taken with. Proper now, it is actually what it means to be in love with myself and another person.”

Amid the candy message of the tune, Antoinette’s easy honey-dipped voice cascades over Jamaican-influenced beats. The critically acclaimed producer Dale Dizzle Virgo (Gyptian, Rihanna, Cecile, Amy Winehouse, Sean Kingston, Drake, and Florence & the Machine) is liable for the observe’s dreamy really feel. The tune is being distributed by the late Bob Marley’s label, Tuff Gong Worldwide.

Reese additionally finds inspiration within the 305. She credit Miami’s large Caribbean group as a conduit for her sonic modus operandi. “Miami is my second house at this level as a result of I’ve discovered such deep connections with town’s cultural roots, which is admittedly highly effective, and the individuals, too, are from throughout,” she provides.

The singer first began making music ten years in the past. Again then, she opened up for Movado and Woman Noticed (née Marion Corridor) and carried out on levels throughout Brooklyn and at Reggae Sumfest in Jamaica. Along with singing, Antoinette lately graduated from New York College’s prestigious Tisch Faculty of the Arts with an MFA in appearing and from the British American Drama Academy at Oxford College.

It is 8:30 p.m., and it is pouring outdoors. Antoinette is on the brink of shoot a film in New York. Because the dialog ends, it causes her to replicate on her identification, tradition, and the place she desires to take her music. She hopes to combine reggaeton with reggae sometime and hold discovering herself and love by way of an R&B lens.

“By R&B, I’m exploring the completely different components of myself, which can embrace reggaeton and reggae. Quite a lot of my music is impressed by the islands and primarily based on who I’m,” she says. “There are such a lot of songs which can be of the world that additionally discover who I’m.”

“In ‘What’s Love,’ I discuss so much about components: water, sand, the solar. Love is the connection to the world round you and the individual you are with,” she concludes. “Love will be easy, and it may be extravagant.”



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