Monday Music :: The Photograph Soundtrack

Rated Ransom’s first Monday Music of 2020 is one that I’m very excited to share.

New hit film The Photograph, starring Issa Rae (Insecure) and LaKeith Stanfield (Atlanta) was a beautiful, pure, and memorable way to celebrate Valentines Day this year. It was an ode to black love; infused with realities of history, restoration, symbolism, independence, dreams, and endless love. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

To top it off, this film was accompanied by amazing music . One of my favorite musicians — whom I consider to be an extraordinaire, Robert Glasper, created a sensual New York Jazz ambiance to this entire score. (perfect for the film’s location setting).

If you’re a jazz fan like l am, you’ll understand it when I say that all I was missing was a cigar and aged merlot to top it off …but our Cabernet Sauvignon did us just fine. Lol!

So soothing. So smooth.

Throughout the film, you’ll also recognize other top-chart independent and mainstream artists such as H.E.R., Anderson Paak, Lucky Daye, Mos Def, The Internet, Rufus + Chaka Khan, Al Green, and Patti LaBelle, with a few other soulful divas, crooners, and throwbacks.

Listening to this type of music while watching a realistic, natural, and beautiful love story develop was a breath of fresh air.


Happy New Year!!

Miesha R.

Photo Credits:: Google Images + Apple Music