9 Songs By Heartland Artists We Can’t Stop Listening To

Tef Poe, St. Louis, MO

Don’t Judge Her

“Ain’t a soul in this universe above the black woman”

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Mvstermind, Photo credit: Attilio D’Agostino

Mvstermind, St. Louis, MO

[Note: Mvstermind has a show coming up 2/23 at Delmar Hall]

Ain’t No Water In The Water Tower

“For the single mothers, who understood that
Wishing upon a star dont never eva get your man back”

 

The Well Pennies, Des Moines, IA

Oh La La

But hope’s a honey in the air
A melody around you when no one else is there

 

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Drew Holcomb, Photo credit: Attilio D’Agostino

Drew Holcomb, Nashville, TN

Tennessee

“No matter how far I roam I always belong to Tennessee”

 

Amy Stroup, Nashville, TN

Hold Onto Hope Love

Someday soon,
I’ll find you
Someday soon,
I’ll know you

 

Smino, Chicago, IL

Anita

You giving me Erykah vibes
I do wanna tell you something
You make December feel summer, summer, summer

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Lizzo, Photo credit: Lizzo

Lizzo, Minneapolis, MN

Truth Hurts

I got boy problems, that’s the human in me
Bling bling, then I solve ’em, that’s the goddess in me

 

Cage The Elephant, Bowling Green, KY/ Nashville, TN

Trouble

We were at the table by the window, the view
Casting shadows, the sun was pushing through
Spoke a lot of words, I don’t know if I spoke the truth

 

Hermon Mehari, Kansas City, MO

Cold” featuring Kevin Johnson

She’s never coming back to me,
She’s never coming back to me

 

Cover image photo credit: Eric Nopanen

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