Last year we blogged about our favorite Pittsburgh musicians and one of those on the list was neo-soul singer/songwriter Joy Ike. Now, she's earning praise beyond the confines of the city, as evidenced by a recent piece on NPR's All Things Considered.
Joy Ike's latest album Rumors is released online today. Rumors is full of warm, charming songs that are beautifully recorded and beautifully performed.
Joy's local CD release party takes place on Sunday at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts at 4 pm. She'll also be at the Three Rivers Arts Fest in June.
Find her online and listen to the excellent track "Sweeter" at www.joyike.com.