Ama Lou’s debut EP is gonna be everywhere this summer

(I am ready for summer.)

March 28, 2018
Ama Lou’s debut EP is gonna be everywhere this summer Harrison Glazier

Ama Lou — 19 years old, from London — just released her first collection, DDD. She'll soon also share a triptych of music videos directed by her and in collaboration with her sister Mahalia as director of photography, with each track filmed at a corresponding time: dawn, midday, dusk. Then next month, she'll open for Jorja Smith's North American tour. All big things.

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Three songs is such a sweet release length for a new artist, and Ama Lou is by all signs a sweet new artist. Jorja will be a great tour-mate. They both carry warm voices that sound strongest over understated production: "Wrong Lesson" conjures quite ’90s rap with grace, "Wire" has the least annoying funk flourish possible, and she co-produced them all.

Maybe it's the single-letter title but does this not remind you of when SZA came out??

Ama Lou’s debut EP is gonna be everywhere this summer
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