Today (Sept. 13), Japanese soul-singer Nao Yoshioka debuts the head-nodding funky title track from her new album, The Truth, due out this Friday, September 14th. Produced by Emmy winning and Grammy-nominated Khari Mateen (The Roots, Jill Scott), the song is about never giving up on your aspirations. "Khari is very true to himself and his art which is why I really wanted [More]
Japanese soul-singer Nao Yoshioka releases her new, jazz-infused new single, "Spark." The electric Hirotuki Matsuda-produced track was co-written with Grammy-nominated songstress Carolyn Malachi and will be featured on Nao Yoshioka's new album, The Truth, available everywhere via SWEET SOUL RECORDS/YAMAHA MUSIC on September 14th. "I got to work with the amazing Carolyn Malachi and the talented Hiroyuki Matsuda for this song," explains Nao Yoshiaka. "It's [More]
New York-based Japanese songstress Nao Yoshioka releases the visual for the lead single “I Love When” from her forthcoming third album, The Truth (Yamaha Music Communications/Sweet Soul Records), available this Fall. The soul bearing R&B ballad was produced by Swizz Beatz protégé Tyrone “Musicman Ty” Johnson (Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg). "After my parents went through a painful and tough divorce, [More]
Like its predecessor, Yoshioka delivers a beautiful and soulful rendition that displays her musical passion all while being soothing to the ears.
Japanese singer and Apollo Theater Amateur Night runner-up Nao Yoshioka unwraps the visual for her soulful new single, "Make The Change."
Dubbed Japan's "new soul sensation," on her worldwide debut offering, Yoshioka delivers a soothing, passionate and eccentric ballad about the power of music.