Tag: posthumous release

Charles Bradley’s posthumous album honors his voice

Photo courtesy of Smial, Wikipedia “Black Velvet” is the first posthumous release from soul singer Charles Bradley following his death in September of 2017. The scratchy voiced singer’s time in the spotlight as a figurehead of soul revival was extremely brief and “Black Velvet” now makes up a quarter of […]

Ethics issues in posthumous release of Lil Peep album

Photo courtesy of @GothAngelSinner, Twitter Posthumous releases from artists have always been an ethically ambiguous topic. “Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2” by emo-rap artist Lil Peep (born Gustav Ahr) released Nov. 9 – approximately a year after the artist’s death – is no different. The tracks were compiled […]