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Nadir LIVE on WDET Radio – New Soul Sundays Aug 22, 5pm-7pm

It’s all about the Power of SOUL!

Nadir and Distorted Soul kick some sweet soul music LIVE on Nick Austin’s New Soul Sunday August 22 from 5pm – 7pm EST.

The guys will play new material from Nadir’s forthcoming album and some old favorites on Detroit’s best new soul music show.

The band is: Derrick Benford (piano), Mahindi Masai (percussion), Tate McBroom (drums), Chris Spooner (bass) and Nadir (vocals & guitar)

Listen LIVE at or if you’re in The D, tune into 101.9 FM.

What a great way to cap off a soulful Sunday afternoon…

Sunday, August 22, 2010
Nadir & Distorted Soul
LIVE on Nick Austin’s New Soul Sundays

WDET Radio 101.9 FM
Detroit, Michigan
Showtime: 5pm – 7pm


Nadir was featured in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (KKBB), a specialty newsletter for the alternative music community produced by UNCLE Promotions in California. It includes weekly airplay charts, interviews with alternative radio and record company personalities, and other content geared toward the alternative music community.

A very big thanks goes to our good friend Jane Asher at RadioSophie 103.7 in San Diego for spreading the word in KKBB’s I.S.P.Y. feature. Jane says:

Nadir Omowale embodies the spirit of music. He is a singer, songwriter, producer and social activist. His latest album, “Workin’ for the Man,” is filled with soul-shredding funk and offers an amazing version of Terence Trent D’Arby’s (now known as Sananda Maitreya) “Sign Your Name.” Nadir was just awarded Outstanding Urban Funk Vocalist at the 2010 Detroit Music Awards on April 16th. If Motown had never moved to L.A., this is what it would sound like today.

Coolness! Click HERE to check out the whole Kiss Kiss Bang Bang newsletter.

MusickHead Interview: Nadir Omowale

Detroit writer Dina Peace’s blog Musickhead is “for those special people who love to blow the dust off of forgotten. obscure or underground hits.” Check out our interview:

With the discerning eye of a journalist and the soul of a rock and roll musician, Detroit-based funk disciple Nadir Omowale has made a career of speaking his mind on what is affecting the world and its inhabitants that range from matters of the heart, economics and yes, politics.   Omowale, whose first name is Jonah, encounters a whale of an issue allegorical to the narrative of his famous Biblical namesake with his new musick video, “Guantanamo”.

Read the interview HERE

2 Detroit Music Awards for Nadir & Distorted Soul

Nadir & Distorted Soul earned two trophies at the 2009 Detroit Music Awards on Friday, April 17.

Workin’ For The Man was named Outstanding Urban/Funk/Hip Hop Recording, and Nadir was honored as Outstanding Urban/Funk Vocalist.

Thanks to Akanke Rashad-Omowale, Nancy Schoenheide-Phares, all the members of the Distorted Soul band, all the musicians and producers who contributed their talents to the Workin’ For The Man project, all the djs and press who have given us so much love, and all the family and friends who helped make this project possible.

Oh… and a special shout out to George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and the entire Dubya administration for screwing up the world and inspiring much of the political material that appears on this record.  Thanks A LOT!

Is Gandhi in Heaven? Spirituality & Health with Nadir in Brown Eyez Magazine

Is Gandhi in Heaven?  What can we do to take care of the earth?  What exactly is “healthy living”?

These are some of the topics Nadir discussed in this 2008 interview with which has been published in their February 2009 issue.

Brown Eyez is an online magazine that promotes healthy living.  “To truly be healthy, one must nourish all aspects of life. Health, in this sense, includes one’s mind, body, soul, and environment.”  Brown Eyez encourages us to think about our holistic health through informative columns and essays.

Click HERE to check out the February 2009 issue featuring Nadir.

© Nadir Omowale