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Jada Imani

 

New Releases

 

Saline EP Out Now! Pre-Save Jojoba EP 

First Friday Releases

 

Unreleased / Patreon

Unreleased music!
(Early release and behind the scenes content is available for folks who pledge a monthly patron contribution. The podcasts are also available on Patreon but open to all.)

 
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About

Jada Imani is an East St. Louis-born, Bay Area-raised rapper and MC. With dreamy melodies with a gritty lyricism, the 22 year-old artist has charted bold directions as a voice in hip-hop and neo-soul. Her sound reflects a range of influences, from Hiatus Kaiyote to Stevie Wonder. As a community organizer in the Bay Area, she has collaborated on projects with Adidas, the Oakland Museum of California, and the ACLU, and has curated over 200 music showcases. Imani released her first solo EP in September 2020, and began a 6-month EP series in November, a tribute to Oakland’s First Friday tradition.

 


Jada Imani Content

 

Watch "Power of Intent"

5-Minute Film

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 Past Work

  • Advisor, Collaborator, MC, Oakland Museum of California Hip-Hop Exhibit

  • ​Curator, First Friday Festival 

  • Performer, Apple Store, 

  • MC, Beats and Minds Hip Hop Conference 

  • MC Bioneers Conference

  • MC Wild and Scenic Film Festival

  • Performer and Host, Smartbomb 

  • Curator/MC, Life is Living Festival 

  • Performer, PYNK NYC 

  • Performer, ACLU 100 Year Anniversary

 

AWARDS

  • Official Selection USC F.R.O. Fest 2020

  • Nominee, Avant Garde Award Toasted Life 2019

  • Recipient, Impact Grant, 2019

  • Recipient, Youth Rising Grant, 2017

  • Recipient, Next Generation Leadership Award, 2017

  • Recipient, Tom Bate's Leadership Excellence Award, 2015

  • Recipient, Community Leader Award, 2014

  • Recipient, Kingian Nonviolence Training, 2014

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Radio Trails Article

East Bay Express Article

HuffPost Article

 
 
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