If the release to Iyla‘s Mehtod Man-featured video “Cash Rules” wasn’t enough for you to indulge in, you’re in luck. The songstress has also dropped the follow-up to 2018’s highly celebrated EP War + Raindrops and if you’re wondering, it definitely is as good as its predecessor.
Titled Others Way To Vent, the latest EP features seven tracks — two more than the last — and is led by the single “Tattoo Tears.” Although many artists have trouble keeping the momentum from one project to the next, Iyla’s silky vocals make it easy to keep loving what she’s doing. And, with her artistically pleasing visuals that accompany her singles, we don’t force things slowing down for her any time soon.
Though both “Tattoo Tears” and “Cash Rules” deliver a more bass-drive approach to her sound, songs like “Bad Side” give fans a chance to hear her angelic voice stripped away from creative and head-bobbing beats, which offers a higher appreciation for her sound. For first time listeners, Other Ways To Vent, will be a captivating listen and a sufficient introduction to the talented young artist.
Similar to her last effort, Iyla has something on this project that everyone can enjoy, regardless of their R&B preference.
Not convinced just yet? Take a listen to the project below. And, if you want to hear her live, she’s embarking on “The Flowers Tour” this month. Dates can also be found below.
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
02/16 – Café du Nord – San Francisco, CA
02/18 – The Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA
02/19 – Valley Bar – Phoenix, AZ
02/21 – House of Blues: Bronze Peacock – Dallas, TX
02/22 – House of Blues: Cambridge Room – Houston, TX
02/23 – Stubb’s Indoor – Austin, TX
02/25 – High Watt – Nashville, TN
02/26 – Vinyl – Atlanta, GA
02/28 – Songbyrd DC – Washington, DC
02/29 – Sonia – Boston, MA
03/02 – Rough Trade – Brooklyn, NY
03/03 – The Foundry at The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA
03/05 – The Drake Underground – Toronto, ON
03/07 – Beat Kitchen – Chicago, IL
03/09 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
03/11 – Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT