Watch the Premiere of YEBBA's New Video for "Evergreen"

Watch the Premiere of YEBBA's New Video for "Evergreen"

YEBBA is taking us to church in her emotional new performance video.

YEBBA is taking us to church in her emotional new performance video.

Text: Erin McDowell

YEBBA is taking us to church in her new performance video for "Evergreen", in partnership with Beats 1 and Apple Music. Shot in the beautiful Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in New York, "Evergreen" features the rising soul singer's raw yet silky vocals layered with the harmonious sounds of her church choir back-up singers. Both overpowering and intimate, "Evergreen" is everything you love about classic gospel clashed with a modern Adele-esque rhythm. YEBBA is all her own, but when asked about her thought process for performing the song, she let her inner mind and truth take over.

“My assignment that day was to show up and let my voice ask questions about life, time, tragedy and my own second-hand insanity. Before the day of the video performance, these questions felt unbearable and therefore undefinable. The only thing I set out to walk away with was some clarity and a cigarette,” the artist said of her creative process. Zane Lowe of Beats 1 also commented on her vocal prowess, stating, "YEBBA is an artist in every since of the word, and working together to bring her vision to light was truly remarkable. She has one of the more powerful and exciting voices to come along in years, and we are excited to introduce her to the world."

Watch the mesmerizing performance of "Evergreen" below.

Credits: Featured image courtesy of YEBBA

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