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Album Review: Hi Love Releases New Album Cold Wind By Colin Naughton

Soul/Hip-Hop singer songwriter, Hi Love released new album Cold Wind, produced by Trackhouse Productions on February 11th, 2021.

Hi Love formally known as Kamilah Sumner is a veteran soul piercing songstress originating from the Southside of Chicago. Her early career works include working with Kanye West, Grammy Award-Winning Producer Needlz. Music exec and Grammy Award-Winning Producer NO I.D.

Cold Wind is about how cold the people in Chicago can be therefore, you have to have tough skin. The “cold wind” that blows around the city of Chicago is inevitable, it hits everyone. Hi Love’s remedy for surviving the unfortunate situations life throws at us is through the power of love, she believes you can overcome anything with love. The title track “Cold Wind” has a great groove to it, it’s got a cool beat, nice melodies, wonderful backing vocals and strong lead vocals from Hi Love! It’s a very cool track that gives off 90’s Hip Hop vibes. “Queen & Slim” talks about love and how when you feel the power of love and a strong bond with someone you feel like you can accomplish anything in life! Love is such a powerful emotion and can make you feel on top of the world and like you can overcome any struggle as long as you have that person by your side. “Arrow” has a more R&B vibe to it, Hi Love has well executed runs and emotional vocal deliverances. The music is rhythmic and groovy. The song holds valuable meaning as well, Hi Love sings about finding strength within yourself when times get tough. When you feel like you are in a rut or down on your luck and things aren’t going the way you wanted, look within yourself and see all that you have in your life and you will find that strength to overcome! All in all Hi Love has created a very cool record in Cold Wind with strong Soul and Hip Hop presences. The messages told in each song can be taken to heart and cover very relatable topics for listeners which is always important in music. Music can be an escape for many people and Cold Wind can shine some light on some issues people might be facing!

You can stream “Cold Wind” on your preferred streaming service and you can follow Hi Love on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!

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