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

 In Culture, Feature

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


“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


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


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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