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Giovanni

on Giovanni

by Jamila Woods

First Played: 2018-10-17 12:53:01
Last Played: 2019-01-28 15:07:35
Total Plays: 58
 

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  • John Richards : 01/28/2019 07:07 AM
    Jamila Woods explained that she wrote this she'd recently taught Nikki Giovanni’s poem “Ego Tripping.” "I thought, what would it be like to write a cover poem that’s a song? The lyric “there must be a reason why”—it was cool to think about that. I interpreted that like, there must be a reason why I am the way I am. I thought about the women in my life who make it possible for me to believe in myself, and have faith in myself, that I’m doing right by the people who’ve poured so much love and time and energy into me. "
  • Kevin Cole : 01/16/2019 04:53 PM
    Chicago singer, songwriter and poet. http://www.jamila-woods.com/
  • Greta Rose : 01/16/2019 04:28 AM
  • Cheryl Waters : 01/02/2019 10:20 AM
    Chicago singer, poet, and teacher Jamila Woods was inspired by Nikki Giovani’s 1943 poem “Ego Tripping (there must be a reason why)” for this track
  • Gabriel Teodros : 01/01/2019 10:14 PM

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