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We Love: Laura Izibor

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“The foundation begins with soul,” explains 20-year-old singer/songwriter/producer Laura Izibor of her passionate, piano-guided songs. On her forthcoming debut album, Izibor continues the lineage set out by artists like Lauryn Hill and Jill Scott; artists who combine a reverence for the traditions of early R&B with a thoroughly modern sensibility. After one listen to the powerful, honey-tinged vocals on Let The Truth Be Told, one thing is for sure. For Laura Izibor, it’s got to be real.

I didn’t want to be anybody’s protégé,” she says. “It’s very tempting to put in the reinforcements, but for my debut album I wanted it to be 100% from me.

For more information on Laura Izibor please visit www.myspace.com/lauraizibor.

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