Grace Askew, “Warrior Women in Music”

Meredith Schneider

Memphis-based 2013 The Voice contestant Grace Askew is doing some big things in the world. Utilizing her powerful, deep, raspy vocals, she’s sending a message of empowerment and ferocity to those who might question it at times. Her latest video for “Warrior” does just that, though it is an ode to the strength she finds in herself and the people she uses that strength for. Check it out below, and then meander on down to the “Warrior Women in Music” our darling Askew curated just for Impose.

Says Askew, ” [This is] a curated list of badass, powerful female singers who will inspire you to simply stop sweating the small stuff and to get on with enjoying your bad self….keep on warrioring.”

1. “My Heavy Load” Big Mama Thornton
2. “New York” Cat Power
3. “City’s Full” Savages
4. “Niki Hoeky” Bobbie Gentry
5. “Hang You From the Heavens” The Dead Weather
6. “Breaking It Up” Lykke Li
7. “Down by the Water” PJ Harvey
8. “Golden Star” MY Brightest Diamond
9. “Be Easy” Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
10. “She Wolf” Jesse Mae Hemphill

Keep up with Grace Askew here.

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