18 Jul 2016

Watch: Aaradhna talks race, acceptance and the U.S. of A.

12:16 pm on 18 July 2016

On her P-Money-produced 2012 album Treble & Reverb, Porirua-born rhythm & blues artist Aaradhna delved into her love of 60s-inspired soul music, a love first sparked by Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black

For her new album Brown Girl, Aaradhna has collaborated with Truth and Soul, the Brooklyn-based label and production team responsible for records from Amy Winehouse, Adele, and Lee Fields and The Expressions

Here in the RNZ studio with Sam Wicks, she talks through the experiences that shaped her soul-searching new set: