Thursday, May 23, 2024

[WATCH] Grammy-Winning Artist Lalah Hathaway Jam Out in Her Newest Video ‘I Can’t Wait’

*LOS ANGELES –  Grammy-winning artist, songwriter and producer, Lalah Hathaway, has officially released the new single, “I Can’t Wait,” from her highly-anticipated upcoming album Honestly. In a new partnership with full label services and distribution company, Caroline, “I Can’t Wait” marks the first single off the fresh-spun R&B album, which is slated for release in Fall 2017.

Coming on the heels of Lalah’s two Grammy wins for Best R&B Album for Lalah Hathaway Live, and Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Angel,” as well as an all-star collaboration with Pharrell Williams on the “Hidden Figures” soundtrack earlier this year, Honestly invites listeners to the join the celebrated R&B artist on a personal journey that is intimate, disruptive and, time-appropriately, honest. The projects presents a palette that recalls a feeling of child’s play, powerfully juxtaposed with a heavy bottom end and cut with the songs’ piercing subject matters. She explains the album’s first single, “I Can’t Wait” in this way:

“I really want to express to people, since there is so much dark shit happening right now, that music is truly this train that you can hop on to transport yourself to having a good time,” Hathaway said. “This song is intended to make people feel good and that is not something to be neglected in this moment.”

The powerful new album is Hathaway’s first project with distribution partner, Caroline, which is focused on providing artist development to a variety of independent musicians. As a committed advocate of quality music and musicianship, Hathaway recognized a common interest with Caroline, ultimately joining forces to develop her own imprint, Hathaway Entertainment. Drawing upon Hathaway’s legendary career and network of friends and collaborators, the burgeoning new label will act as a haven for independent artists, fostering new talent and spreading more real music to a wider audience of listeners.

“I’m so excited about partnering with Caroline to explore this part of my business,” Hathaway said. “The music is a given, now I’m looking forward to the entrepreneurial side of my music experience and presenting new music and new artists to the world.”

“We couldn’t have found a better home for Hathaway Entertainment. We are looking forward to utilizing our knowledge and experience to offer opportunities to young artists. Lalah particularly has a lot of tutelage to pass on to the new generation of artists, and I’m honored to represent such a rare talent” – Russell Redeaux, Senior Partner, Stampede Management

With the goal of reaching larger audiences for each of its artists, Caroline saw the collaboration with Hathaway as an opportunity to continue building Hathaway’s own success, to bring the already-legendary artist to the next level. Piero Giramonti, General Manager of Caroline/Harvest Records explains:

“We are incredibly excited to be working with a talent as impressive as that of Lalah Hathaway,” Giramonti said. “Her career has been absolutely incredible.  We are very much looking forward to building upon everything she has already achieved and taking her to an ever broader audience and to even greater heights.”

Lalah Hathaway recently joined legendary R&B artist, Mary J. Blige on her “Strength of a Woman” tour.  For more information on tour dates, fans can check out

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Lalah explains her favorite moments from shooting “I Can’t Wait” and says: “the behind the scenes short really shows us the power of community. The energy created when we all came together for this shoot was infectious! It was a long day but we were all still on our feet until the very end!”


About Lalah Hathaway

A recipient of 5 Grammy awards, including wins as Artist and Producer for 2017’s Best R&B Album Lalah Hathaway Live, Lalah Hathaway’s track record speaks for itself. Her list of collaborators have included such illustrious talents as Pharrell Williams and Kendrick Lamar. Her performance history, meanwhile, has seen invitations to the stage from legends including Prince; Stevie Wonder; Herbie Hancock and Anita Baker. With her new album Honestly forthcoming, the dexterity and versatility of this virtuoso knows no ceiling.





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