Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Artist Eki Shola
Title Essential
Label Bandcamp - -
Released On 8/8/2020
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After the 2017 Sonoma County wildfires, writing music became a healing necessity for Eki Shola, a musician and physician, and in 2018 she wrote and produced a trilogy album following her 2016 debut album, Final Beginning. The first in the trilogy, Possible, symbolizes a moment characterized by hope and a determination to not give up after losing so much. The second album, Drift, represents the subsequent period of Eki Shola’s wanting to be cocooned within a movement that was rhythmic, comforting, and healing. The final album, Essential, is inspired by periods of contemplation and embraces newness and self-discovery through the power of voice.

Partial proceeds to be donated to the Freedom Community Clinic serving underserved people of color who live in the Bay Area.

Album Release Listening Party Livestream on August 8, 2020, 7 PM PST on