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released February 25, 2016

released February 25, 2016

Personnel:
Olivia K Harris (Vocals, MIDI)
Ray Palmer Foote IV (drums, MIDI)
Nicholas Parker (keyboard, MIDI)
Darren Solomon (bass)

Lyrics by Olivia K Harris, Arrangement by Olivia K Harris, Nicholas Parker, Ray Palmer Foote IV,

Recorded, produced, mixed and mastered by Ray Palmer Foote IV for LPM at Big Foote Studios, New York, NY

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Soul Fusion: combining Funk, R&B, with elements of Caribbean flavor, all to speak directly to your soul.

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Track Name: Melanin
I like the way my brown skin looks in the sun
There's plenty more vitamin d for everyone
You can even let your pale friends out for a run
They love it

You love it when I'm walking on the beach and you can see
I'm not a red lobster hiding underneath a tree
You see the way my lineage has been so good to me
You love it

Them blue eyed boys need brown skin girls to rock their world
Just look at her, all dressed in pearls, they’re lovin it
So take a hit, say this is it
I need the melanin

I like to see my Nubian queens in the winter
Still so sharp that you might catch a splinter
Walking too close cuz you really wanna linger
Nah linga

You love to see my Sudanese girl on the catwalk
Everything she do make the crowd want to talk
Camera loves you boo cuz you know where you came from
They love it

Them blue eyed boys need brown skin girls to rock their world
Just look at her, all dressed in pearls
They lovin it
So take a hit, say this is it
I need the melanin

Everybody stay talkin
Brown skin baby keep on walkin


They need the melanin
They want the melanin
I give em melanin
So let the fellas in
They want the melanin
They need the melanin
So let the fellas in

It ain’t a sin, it ain’t a sin, it ain’t a sin to want some skin
It ain’t a sin, it ain’t a sin, it ain’t a sin to love the skin I’m in

It ain’t a sin, it ain’t a sin, it ain’t a sin to want the skin I’m in
You need the melanin
Track Name: That Afro
That afro is oh so natural
Tell me how you make it grow
Tell me cuz I need to know

That afro is putting on quite a show
and maybe I need to know you better

Walking down the street
I keep on looking at my feet
Cuz everybody that I meet
They always want to talk to me

Now I can’t fathom why
I guess I am a friendly guy
But then I look into their eyes
And that’s when I realize they think


That afro is oh so natural
Tell me how you make it grow
Tell me cuz I need to know

That afro is putting on quite a show
and maybe I need to know you better

I was minding my business
When someone came to me in distress
They keep asking me questions
And I’m just wondering what is this

They keep telling me their problems
And I don’t know how I can solve them
But they just keep on saying Harlem
And now I know just what they’re wanting

That afro is oh so natural
Tell me how you make it grow
Tell me cuz I need to know

That afro is putting on quite a show
and maybe I need to know you better


Please don’t touch it
I know you love it
But I’m tryna walk in
This supermarket

And I love it too
But I think you knew
You wouldn’t put hands in my food
So why you put hands in my 'do

That afro is oh so natural
Tell me how you make it grow
Tell me cuz I need to know

That afro is putting on quite a show
and maybe I need to know you better