The 21Soul Sessions – Tickets – World Cafe Live Philadelphia – Upstairs – Philadelphia, PA – January 10th, 2019

The 21Soul Sessions

Ropeadope Presents

The 21Soul Sessions

Thu · January 10, 2019

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs


The 21Soul Sessions
One night each month of musical collaboration and communication, featuring an open cast of musicians from the Ropeadope community and beyond. Artists will explore, get down, go out, and challenge everyone to break new ground. The place to be every second Thursday. Let loose. Get free.

Ropeadope has teamed up with World Cafe Live to break new ground in musical exploration. Dubbed The 21Soul Sessions to reflect the label’s new music media platform, these events are hosted by RC Williams (Erykah Badu, Snoop Dogg), whose epic DFW Jam Sessions have been a staple of the Dallas scene for years and have featured guests like Mos Def, Leon Bridges, Common, and James Poyser.

Ropeadope is an independent record label known for groundbreaking releases in Jazz, Latin, and Electronic music, and has become a vibrant hub for progressive artists like Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Terrace Martin, Eddie Palmieri, RC Williams, and many more. The label has released over 400 recordings to date with each artist retaining full creative control. 21Soul is a new media platform from the label that features live performances and recordings, educational and social interest videos, and podcast interviews with musicians.
Selina Carerra
Selina Carrera is a freestyle-singer, songwriter, rapper, & poet from Philly, PA. Selina, previously signed to ColumbiaRecords & later joined Pras (The Fugees) led group "The Axxis". After spending time as Lauryn Hill's background singer in 2011, Selina stepped into her own solo career. Some artists Selina has shared the stage with are Seal, P. Diddy, Musiq SoulChild, Lauryn Hill & Joey Bada$$
Lamont Caldwell
There isn’t one genre that can contain performer, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Lamont Caldwell. He has played saxophone with greats in jazz, r&b and hip hop. From Jay-Z, the Roots to Dave Matthews Band and Bilal. Lamont has also played guitar and sung on several recordings all while leading his rock band MACH22 with whom he has opened for some impressive artists such as Slash, Ace Frehley, Guns N’ Roses and even Bon Jovi.
Anu Sun is a Grammy Award winning musician/engineer & songwriter. Aside from a staple in New York City’s live music scene, his recent credits include work on the Grammy Award winning motion picture soundtrack Miles Ahead and production partner Robert Glasper’s Grammy nominated Black Radio 2. Anu has also worked intimately with jazz and R&B staples like Bilal, Ledisi, Laura Mvula and more, assisting in their meteoric rise. On top of that, the Las Vegas native has credits with legends like Johnny Cash and Miles Davis. Now, however, is the distinct moment that Anu steps out with his first project in 8 years with his album release titled Sanguine Regum, a move that is certain to place him with his peers as a more prominent, provocative renaissance musician.
Venue Information:
World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs
3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104