New York,After setting the internet abuzz last year with the leaked single Hot Metal and landing a coveted slot as the lead singer on Hip-Hop superstar Eminem’s upcoming international tour, Brooklyn native Sky Heavens is back, today announcing he release of the first single, Hollywood off her forthcoming EP Luz on August 8th.
With Hot Metal, which contained an Eminem sample, spreading like wildfire through the social media sphere (amassing over 40,000 views on YouTube alone) and a rapidly growing fan base clamoring for new music, Sky Heavens was quickly earmarked as one to watch on the music scene. However, the tragic death of her mother last May halted the young singer’s plans and she put her EP on hold. Now, she has regrouped and is channeling her devastating experiences into her music, putting the final touches on her debut EP Luz aptly titled after her mother.
“Ever since my mother was first hospitalized five years ago until the day she passed in May of 2012, I felt like I was living in the dark” says Sky. “Luz was my mother’s name and it also means light in Spanish. So, now, a year later, I have finally found closure and the way I look at it is that I’m now living in Luz or light because my mom is with my every day. This past year has been one of huge changes for me and everything in this LP is about all of these transformative experiences. Since this is my first EP, it’s people’s first real introduction to me and I want my music to speak for me. The way I best communicate and express myself is through music.”
In her music, tSky has created. The track’s pulsating beat and catchy hook, make it a sure bet as a future club bangerHollywood, the first single from Luz, is representative of the direction of the EP as well as this unique and eclectic sound that
“Hollywood” is like a big middle finger to an ex or to anyone who comes in your life and tries to drain you with negativity. Those red flags are always there in the beginning, so as soon as I see them the lights completely shut OFF!!! Lol We always know when something not right, you have to listen and pay attention to your intuition. “Can’t no other __ ever ruin my heart, if u really want me better use that thought” some lyrics. It’s definitely an anthem record and fans that have heard the record say that they really relate to it. It’s such a fun record I had a great time recording it”
In addition to releasing her own music, Sky will also be very busy this summer as the lead vocalist on an international tour with Eminem. Two years ago, the multi-talented singer first
Ms. Heavens is also working on other projects outside of music including her own non for profit organization, S.H.E. (Sky Heavens Empowerment), focused on bringing awareness to domestic violence of which she has also been a victim of in the past.
To listen to Hollywood, please visit: https://soundcloud.com/
For more information about Sky Heavens, please visit her websitewww.skyheavens.com
Songwriters : Janet Sewell Ulepic (3xgrammy songwriter co-wrote/coproduced jay z empire state of mind), David Lassifer, Sky Heavens
Producers : Oneya & Slobodan of Bassivity
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