Channeling her shero from the upcoming tribute album, Loving You More…In The Spirit of Etta James due to be released July 31st on Shanachie Entertainment, here is the “blues baby” herself, Leela James.  Also stay tuned to GFM for our upcoming interview with Leela as she speaks about the concept behind this video, keeping Etta’s legacy alive and her feelings on the current state of R&B.

You can also follow Leela on Twitter at @LeelaJames

Hope is a music enthusiast and continual student of photography. Also known to rock out a quiet church or elevator with her current ringtone, Tom & Jerry’s Uncle Paco, “Crambone”.