Profiling soulful Swedish songstress Kissey Asplund who’s worked with artists such as Dorian Concept

She’s been described as Sweden’s answer to Erykah Badu and, to be honest, that’s a fair assessment. Like the Headwrapped One, the sound of this soulful songstress (of Swedish and Caribbean parentage) is steeped in hip hop, as reflected in her début album Plethora (R2), which was produced by Paris-based hip hop collective Papa Jazz Crew.

If that comparison wasn’t compelling enough, then there’s Asplund’s vocals which are reminiscent of Badu’s voice (which, in turn, is similar to Billie Holiday’s sound — hey, it’s a never-ending cycle). On this page, you can hear her limited-edition 7″ Move Me on the Record Breakin’ label.

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Move Me single

 
Fuss’n’fight from Kissey’s debut album Plethora