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Judith Hill Performs on Stephen Colbert. Free Preview of New Album Co-Produced with Prince

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Judith Hill

Judith Hill, the woman best known as a back up singer for Michael Jackson, is stepping out of the shadows with the upcoming release next week of her debut album, Back in Time.

 

The soulful, funky and jazzy Hill performed her new single Cry, Cry, Cry  on national television last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

 

Her album is being streamed on the New York Times Press Play in the week leading up to the October 23 release of her new album, Back in Time.  Listen HERE.

Hill co-produced the album with the legendary Prince. The two cut the LP at his Paisley Park Studios in Minneapolis after she caught the icon’s attention by mentioning him in an interview as her dream collaborator.

You can check out some behind the scenes footage from that recording session below.

Hill who joined Prince on his Spring 2015 tour, did a duet him on Million $ Show, the lead-off track on Prince’s new album, HITNRUN, Phase one.

 
She won a Grammy for her performance in the Morgan Neville Oscar-winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom.

 

 Hill has not only backed up Michael Jackson, but also Stevie Wonder, John Legend and Josh Groban. She gained new fans in season four of The Voice.

 

She speaks several languages including Japanese, Spanish and French. She is of Japanese and African descent.

 
Stream Back In Time via The New York Times’ Press Play HERE

 

Listen to Hill’s conversation with NPR’s Lourdes Garcia-Navarro HERE 

Stream “Cry, Cry, Cry” HERE

 

Purchase “Cry, Cry, Cry” HERE

 
 

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