’Switched On Pop’ talked to PJ about what it’s like “to work with his heroes” and what he thinks about “overlooked modern classics from Stevie Wonder and Nas” who collab on his new album ‘Watch The Sun. ’
PJ MORTON: (Singing) Just wait till the morning. I know it's been so... MARTIN: It's his first solo album in more than two years. And he says the journey to this moment began with the start of the COVID pandemic. In his other life, PJ Morton is a keyboardist for Maroon 5, and he was on tour at the time.
Today’s list also includes the re-release of Wale’s 2010 mixtape ‘More About Nothing,’ and a new song from Khalid. Happy Friday, folks. As April comes to an end, some of the industry’s top artists are putting out some great projects to transition us into the new month. Today, we’ve got some highly anticipated new drops as well as the re-release of an old favorite.
New Orleans native and four-time Grammy winner PJ Morton returns to Jazz Fest on April 29 to debut his new solo album “Watch The Sun.” Anthony Mason visits Morton at the historic Studio in the Country, where he recorded the album, to discuss his latest Grammy win, his work with Maroon 5 and breaking through as a solo artist.
The New Orleans-bred musician will drop his eighth studio album, 'Watch the Sun,' on April 29. For artist and Louisiana native PJ Morton, whose music oscillates between soul, gospel and R&B, the remnants of the COVID-19 pandemic still linger. The surreal circumstances of the last two years prompted Morton to make Watch The Sun, his solo album that drops on April 29. Weaving a theme of palpable hope at a time when it remains in short supply, the album is the eighth studio project for the musician, who still maintains his decade-long role as one of two keyboardists for pop-rock band Maroon 5.
Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton has shared a new song that features Stevie Wonder and Nas: “Be Like Water” is the third preview Morton’s forthcoming album Watch the Sun, following “Please Don’t Walk Away” and “My Peace.” Hear the new song below.
There’s a lot of star power on one song and then there’s this. 4-time Grammy-winning R&B maestro PJ Morton has a new album coming out on April 29th, entitled Watch The Sun and he’s just enlisted two unquestionable legends for his latest single. On “Be Like Water,” both Nas and Stevie Wonder connect with Morton on a song that’s about going with the flow of life’s curveballs and remain adaptable.
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Click here to read the full article. Maroon 5’s PJ Morton has tapped Stevie Wonder and Nas for a new single, “Be Like Water.” Morton came up with the idea to add the pair to the song after he had finished writing and producing it. “‘Be Like Water’ was definitely a phrase I had heard before,” Morton explained in a statement. “Bruce Lee made it famous of course, but it didn’t fully connect with me until we were all shut down and I had to pivot in my life like we all had to. After I finished writing it I could...
In case some of y’all might have forgot, PJ Morton’s musical Kung Fu style ain’t nothin’ to fuck with, and he’s here to prove it. And like any good Shaw Brothers’ hero, he’s brought a couple heavy weight friends for back up. Morton's...