“soulstress: [pronounced sol-striss]1. A woman who speaks the words of her soul through song. 2. A songwriting siren. 3. A female seductress who creates lyrics and melody for her spell-song. 4. See also; [SLSTRSS] My highest and most evolved creative self. ”
Inspired by George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and all of the names brutalized by police in America. This is an ODE to celebrate all things Blackness and being BETTER than what any oppressive force wants us to be. Amen. Early listen and download only available here!
SLSTRSS [abbr. for Soulstress] is an alternative r&b and soul artist, songwriter and creative out of New York that has been featured on Singersroom, ThisIsRnB, Vibe, ThisIs50 and more! Touring the East Coast with her r&b fusion band, she has performed such venues as BB Kings, Milk River, SOBs as well as a residency at Groove in legendary NYC jazz village. SLSTRSS, born Summer Williams, is also the host of The Goddess Code Podcast, a female self-empowerment podcast on all things melanin and divine feminine. Late 2019, Williams published a one-of-its-kind inspirational songwriting journal in 2019 entitled "My Inner Soulstress" as a guide to a woman's innermost creative soul and her personal approach to the songwriting process.