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RAHEEM speaks Love & War!

May 27, 2010

The latest edition of Blues & Soul also comes up trumps, with this brilliant new interview with Raheem DeVaughn talking in-depth about The Love & War Masterpeace… and on being a hippy!

Says Rah: “I’m a modern-day hippie. So, with half of the album being socially conscious, I definitely wanted to bring people to a higher level of consciousness – and a higher level of love – through the vibration of the music. You know, conceptually it was actually very well thought-out. So, while the plan from the gate was to have the two vibes – social conscience and love/romance – it still all gelled together. And, with that being definitely something that Marvin Gaye was known for, I think that’s why I get those comparisons with him. Because I’m able to bring that same philosophy and thought-process into the music.”

Deep!

Read the interview in full here:

http://www.bluesandsoul.com/feature/536/raheem_devaughn_class_act/

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