Grammy, Billboard Music, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning musician and songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard announces that her own rendition of The Black National Anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" video has had received over 4 million views in less than a week. This reimagined track, exclusively available on Facebook, comes at a truly pivotal time in Leonard's life after recently becoming a new parent - a time that has the accomplished singer considering what type of world her child is being born into and how we can build a better future.
"Wow! Your response to "Lift Every Voice and Sing" has been amazing! This song is an intricate part of our Black And American History! The video debuted exclusively on @facebookwatch this weekend and currently has over 4 million views. If you haven't had a chance to watch, run over to YouTube to take a look now!"
Tasha Cobbs Leonard originally performed the anthem as part of CNN's Independence Day Special, Fourth In America. News commentator Don Lemon immediately described it as an "amazing, gripping performance" on air. Check out the performance HERE
In June, Leonard released "Gotta Believe," her first new single of 2021. The track serves as an anthem about searching for strength in times of hesitance and uncertainty. Revealed in an exclusive interview with NPR Morning Edition, "Gotta Believe" is a truly personal song for Leonard, written during a period in which she and her husband were confronted with several momentous life decisions. Take a listen to Tasha Cobbs Leonard's "Gotta Believe" HERE
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