The artist know as Aqeel has gone by many names in the past, Blackbird, Monroe Monroe are just a few but now he's stripped away all of the monikers for a more subtle approach to who he is as an artist. Taking cues from past greats Aqeel has set out to take his music back to smaller more intimate settings. I recently found him on a hot summer night performing at Soule in Brooklyn. His set was short and deliberate. Just a tease of what he is currently working on, and a cover. The following is two songs that were performed that night. Enjoy, Aqeel.
The Aqeel original "Coming Down",
Cover of "What a wonderful world"