KOSI

Vocal Jazz / RnB / Jazz Related Gospel • United States
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Kosi (née Akosua Gyebi) is a New York City based singer/songwriter with nappy hair and jazz roots. Although she always brings just a little drama to her compositions and interpretations, she's more than just a drama queen. She's got piercing eyes and a voice that's larger than her body. But, small as she is, she won't fit in a box. She switches styles more quickly than you can follow, from jazz, to rock, then folk, but never more than a few steps away from the blues.

She cites Abbey Lincoln and Nina Simone as her main influences, and has been compared to Tracy Chapman, India Arie, Ma Rainey, and Bessie Smith. However, despite her comparisons and influences, everything about Kosi, from her nappy hair to her sometimes bare feet, from her occasionally jarring lyrics to her now-she's-sweet-now-she's-screaming dramatic interpretations, radiates authenticity. "I am not creating anything," she says, "nor am I
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KOSI One More Cup of Coffee album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One More Cup of Coffee
Vocal Jazz 2013
KOSI Pictures of Us album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pictures of Us
RnB 2014
KOSI Ghosts Appearing through the Sound: Kosi sings Abbey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ghosts Appearing through the Sound: Kosi sings Abbey
Vocal Jazz 2015
KOSI I Know Who I Am album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Know Who I Am
Jazz Related Gospel 2016

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