Richard Raw Soul Sessions Album Release
The Sermon!, Nadjah Nicole, Hezekiah, DJ Mike Nite
500 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE, 19801
Lyrical wordsmith and music phenom Richard Raw, is taking the industry by storm with his unique blend of soul, spoken word, funk and hip-hop. Born on the cusp of the of the 1980s hip-hop boom, Raw is influenced by hip-hop greats Public Enemy, KRS-1, Rakim and Nas as well as soul artists Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. Richard Raw has years of experience in the music industry which includes song writing, music composition and nationwide performances. He has created a vast collection of hip-hop and neo-soul music, finding his own unique sound in the combination of soul and thought-provoking lyrical hip-hop.
The Sermon! is back! This time playing a funky Sunday brunch to help celebrate World Cafe Live at the Queen’s 5th anniversary. Five bucks gets you in the door (food not included) and reservations are strongly encouraged. WCL at the Queen’s chefs have outdone themselves with a tasty a la carte menu – more details will be posted soon!
Informed by old school soul, funk, and jazz, The Sermon! is a funky quartet from the borough of West Chester PA. Taking their band name from the classic Jimmy Smith record, The Sermon! is primarily an instrumental, Hammond B-3 organ-driven group influenced by the stylings of Grant Green, Lonnie Smith, James Brown, Soulive, Bill Withers, MMW, and others. Climactic live performances are a staple to the band's high energy stage presence - often accompanied by special guests . The Sermon! has been playing together throughout the north east since their debut performance backing the legendary Papa John Defrancesco in 2005. The band is currently supporting their latest all-original EP, 'Short Hop'. The Sermon! continues to play monthly residencies in the West Chester, Philadelphia, and Wilmington areas.
Shrimp and Crab frittata – lump crab meat, gulf shrimp, cherry tomatoes, baby spinach and finished with garlic and herb Boursin cheese sauce. * $13
Vegetable frittata – kale, purple onions, cremini mushrooms, roasted red peppers, tomatoes and fontina cheese finished with Remesco sauce. * $10
Beef, Biscuits and Gravy – Braised short ribs and savory country gravy on fluffy buttermilk biscuits topped with fontina cheese.* $14
Chicken and Waffle – Belgium waffle with Southern fried chicken finished with bourbon maple syrup or chicken gravy. * $15
Shrimp and Grits – slow cooked cheesy hominy grits accompanied by Cajun seasoned jumbo gulf shrimp finished with crab gravy $14
Brioche French toast – French toast served plain or stuffed with sweet cream cheese filling and mixed berries topped with bourbon maple syrup and powered raw sugar.* $10
Southern fried salmon – Panko crusted Atlantic salmon topped with mango salsa and paradise sauce accompanied by coconut rice. $16
BBQ pulled chicken sandwich – slow cooked pulled chicken, Memphis style BBQ sauce and coleslaw served with house cut fries. $11
B & B Burger – Angus beef, beef bacon, Colby jack cheese, tomato, roasted shallot aioli and Bibb lettuce served with house cut fries. $12
Kale Caesar salad – Tuscan kale, asiago cheese, garlic butter croutons and creamy Caesar dressing. $10
Spinach salad – fresh strawberries, feta cheese, cucumbers, red onion and fresh blue berries with honey lemon vinaigrette $10
Ultimate Brunch salad – mixed greens, yellow grape tomatoes, quail eggs, red onion, crumbled bacon, honey goat cheese and garlic butter croutons with tomato herb vinaigrette. $11
Turkey sausage Beef Bacon
Cheese grits Home fries Buttermilk biscuits with honey butter
Citrus Bar: Fresh squeezed lemonade and Strawberry lemonade $4 16 oz. glass
*Comes with Home Fries and garnished with fresh fruit
Nadjah Nicole is a breath of fresh air on the music scene. She has a distinct vocal style that is rooted in Gospel music. Nadjah and her band cite R&B and pop artists such as Corrine Bailey Rae, Erykah Badu, Laura Izibor and many others. Their focus is on making an impact on the music scene by performing a wide range of everyone’s favorites as well as original music.
Nadjah Nicole performs a standard serving of soul music with a pop and jazz twist. As a band, they continually explore their own given talents, and continue to make good music together.
As one of Philly's premier underground beat-makers, Hezekiah got his humble start singing in church and fronting his uncle's funk band. In 1986, Hezekiah received some hands-on training when his cousin brought home a four-track recorder and drum machine, and from then on, throughout his school years, he spent much of his free time making beats as a hobby. After graduating, Hezekiah hooked up with one of the few hip-hop acts based out of Delaware and created a mixtape called Exit Wound Status. As luck would have it, in 1993 he met up with The Roots at the peak of their success and started involving himself with Philadelphia's flourishing hip-hop scene. In 2005, New York's Soul Spazm label took notice and released his debut solo album, Hurry Up & Wait which featured Hezekiah rapping among guests Bahamadia, Scratch, Chief Kamachi, and Grand Agent. His next album, I Predict A Riot (Rawkus) was released a couple years later and named one of AllMusic.com's favorite "Hip Hop Albums of 2007". Hezekiah continued working behind the console, co-producing music for a Showtime series titled "Street Time" and creating tracks for singers Aaron Livingston and AAries. Hezekiah later released his third godchild, Conscious Porn in the summer of 2010, featuring artists such as Talib Kweli, Peedi Crack, Raheem DeVaughn, Bahamadia and Cody ChestnuTT. With three solo projects under his belt and countless contributions to projects of other artists, Hezekiah continues to leave his mark on the hip-hop and soul music scene.
DJ Mike Nite
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