DAY 86 GRAMMY CHASE: SOLDIER OF LOVE

Sade just released her latest album Soldier of Love to rave review and a very warm welcome, but lets take it back to when Sade first stepped foot into the spotlight. The year was 1984 when she debuted with Smooth Operator, for which she won Best New Artist at the 28th Annunal Grammy Award Show in 85′.

Wow! I wasn’t even in high school, yet I remember every one of her songs from that album, a testament to good music being just that, GOOD music, regardless of the maturity of the content. Her material was always respectful and sincere and it seems she rediscovered the recipe for her latest contribution. Cheers to the Smooth Operator.

And dont forget about this Smooth Operator from Brooklyn.

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About by Edreys

Edreys Wajed is a catalyst of inspiration and a walking enterprise of all things creative. The Buffalo native boasts a toolbox chock-full with talents and experiences ranging from a visual artist, jewelry designer and musical entertainer, to an educator and entrepreneur with notable recognitions respectfully in each. His approach in each endeavor is soundly unique, high quality and signature in presentation, having found his course as a creator early in life. As early as 14 years of age, when his mother invested in a pair of hair clippers for him, seeing as she could no longer afford to pay for his haircuts, Edreys taught himself the trade of barbering and soon began making money for himself in the basement of his childhood home. With his artistic ability he also began growing a client base and reputation for customized hats and clothes as well as logo design by hand, long before learning graphics in college. His creativity, craftsmanship and passion to inspire people are what drives his spirit of entrepreneurship. From having run his own stationery boutique and art gallery shared with his wife; touring nationally and internationally as a hip hop artist, Edreys is exceptionally diverse with his avenues of expression, including the fine craft of jewelry making, passed down from his father and master craftsman. Edreys is most recently recognized locally for his contribution as an artist on the Freedom Wall which features 28 civil rights dignitaries, 7 of which he painted with his unique style and use of line. “Creativity is my neighbor, I live by it,” says Edreys. View all posts by by Edreys

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