The Enquire
"This song is an anthem, almost like a gospel song for black women," Eylise said. "I was intentional about releasing this song on Valentine's Day. I want it to be a gift."
City Beat
"Voodoo (Black Girl Magic)" is emotive, powerful and majestic, with a hearty pulsating beat, anthemic song structure, distorted guitar riffing and heart-swelling melodies."
Harness Magazine
"Lauren Eylise sits down with Harness Magazine to talk Afropunk, women's empowerment, and Peaks & Valleys"
Caesar Live N Loud
"Peaks & Valleys is one of those songs that go straight for the heart thanks to her lush vocals and impeccable instrumentation."
City Beat
"Lauren Eylise’s story is one of empowerment, redemption and transformation. It’s one of binding ties to the roots of her craft, and it’s one for which she’s shaping the contemporary narrative of songwriting, Soul and R&B."
CET Public Television
"Lauren Eylise's gift for creating impactful lyrics was born in the school halls of Cincinnati, OH. Recently featured on NPR's Tiny Desk Contest, Lauren's future is looking brighter by the day."
City Beat
"Performed with her full live band, the heart-stirring, goosebump-inducing song was featured on Eylise’s stellar 2017 album, Life / Death / Life."
NPR Tiny Desk
"In her soulful performance of "Come Back To Me," Lauren Eylise shows off a true singer-songwriter gift: the ability to communicate vulnerabilities through music."
"Lauren and her art are truly a feeling. You will feel love, healing, truth, vulnerability, and determination in each song and performance."
Cradle Cincinnati
"Since giving birth three years ago, Eylise’s career continues to blossom. In 2017, she released her genre fluid debut EP compilation, Life/Death/Life, which gained international traction on digital music sites."
"Lauren Eylise is all about truth, transparency, and love. Her latest album, Life / Death / Life, is the perfect showcase of her ability to weave storytelling, openness, and unapologetic authenticity with hypnotic vocals over bluesy-R&B-soulful vibes."
Polly Magazine
"Her lyrics embrace the power and sacredness of both—the dips and curves of femininity, the permission to be confident with what it is she wants and needs or might not know just yet."
Cincy Groove
Recently nominated for 3 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, Lauren Eylise will perform live December 28th at MOTR Pub.
No Long Talking Radio
"Lauren Eylise sits down with No Long Talk Radio, University of Cincinnati’s hottest hip-hop radio show powered by USIC"
College of Woster
"Each moment of her set felt like a valuable piece of life advice and created a place of calm and fun, welcome amidst the end of a long week on campus."
Cincy Music
"I was blown away. She literally took my breath away. It has been a long time since an artist has stopped me in my tracks so quickly."
Women of Cincy
" was apparent that Lauren holds a great following of fans and support. Without a doubt, Lauren Eylise's Friday night performance was much more than a show; it was an experience."
Donuts N’ Akahol
"Music just lives internally, I don't remember a day without music. In a way, teaching myself [music] was like learning myself."
91.7 WVXU
"I think it's important to share those stories because we act as mirrors and other people are able to say "I can do that. I see myself in that." .... Hearing other women say "I see myself in you" it's moving."
Lost on the River
"In a time when I feel like so much of what's coming out in music is so formulaic, you're [music] is quite the opposite of that."
"Lauren Eylise is a name that you'll continue to hear more often."
Vision Her Now
“Lauren delivers an authentic sound that resonates with listeners from all over.”
City Beat
“Talented Cincy Soul artist Lauren Eylise (who performed a stunning set at Memorial Hall for the 2017 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards ceremony) ...round out the R&B portion of the CFF lineup.”
Women of Cincy
"I’m a woman; I’m black; I’m a mother; this is what you’re going to get."
WCPO Lounge Acts
"...not only women and R&B fans will find themselves identifying with the themes of "Life/Death/Life." This is an album for us all."
"It's both soothing and full of strength. Her powerful voice, organic guitar melodies, and masterful songwriting drive her music's success and can be found throughout her debut album, Life/Death/Life."
Cincy Wave
"Raw. Healing. Enchanting. Storytelling. These are just some of the characteristics of Lauren Eylise’s music that captures fans from the first listen."
City Beat
"Judging from the jaw-dropped response of the audience, Neo Soul powerhouse Lauren Eylise was the big revelatory moment of the night (she’s definitely one of the top artists to keep an eye on in the Midwest)..."
"...Lauren Eylise does more than show her potential as a singer and songwriter – she comes across as an accomplished artist with a well-established voice & presence who is just waiting patiently for the rest of us to catch up."
"R&B-Soul is something that has been missing from Cincinnati for a while now, but Lauren Eylise has given hope to fill the void."
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