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Yazmine MB, the British-Algerian R&B/soul virtuoso, returns with a poignant offering in the form of “WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DO NOTHIN’,” teasing her forthcoming debut EP ‘HEALER.’ This track delves into the struggle between exhaustion and the ever-looming Fear of Missing Out (FOMO).

Picture this: delicate piano strokes intertwining with searing guitar riffs, creating a sonic landscape that mirrors the internal conflict of a generation. Yazmine MB’s soulful vocals soar over static-laced voicemails, a testament to the grind of modern life and the yearning for respite.

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In her own words, the track is a cathartic expression of her experience as a teenager thrust into the adult world, juggling multiple jobs and teetering on the edge of burnout. The lyrics, conceived on a bus ride home from a draining shift, capture the essence of longing for a moment of stillness amidst the chaos.

From humble beginnings in London’s vibrant music scene to enchanting audiences at esteemed venues, Yazmine MB’s ascent has been nothing short of remarkable. With each release, she captivates listeners with her evolving sound, supported by a talented team of collaborators.

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But this release isn’t just another song in Yazmine MB’s repertoire. It serves as a precursor to her debut EP, ‘HEALER,’ slated for release on the 19th of April. Crafted during her formative years, the EP is a musical journey through the highs and lows of adolescence, a personal soundtrack for growth and healing.

Yazmine MB’s musical pedigree runs deep, nurtured by her jazz singer mother and steeped in the sounds of Lauryn Hill, D’Angelo, Amy Winehouse, and Erykah Badu. These influences laid the groundwork for her artistic exploration, evident in the soulful resonance of her music.

As she gears up for the release of ‘HEALER’ and a series of festival performances across the UK, Yazmine MB’s star continues to rise. With a devoted fan base and a musical vision that knows no bounds, she is poised to make 2024 her year to shine. Keep your ears peeled, because Yazmine MB is just getting started.


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