LA-based vocalist and songwriter Marieme left West Africa to pursue a better life in the United States. At the age of 7, her family relocated from Senegal to New York to start over and make a better life for themselves. Now as an adult, she has launched her career as an artist and musician.

Marieme is a Soul and R&B vocalist with a natural ability to craft heartfelt melodies. Her distinct voice is influenced by the likes of Erykah Badu, Dusty Springfield and Billie Holiday.

Her latest single “Leave” is a vocal heavy tune centered around an atmospheric keyboard and downtempo drum kit. Lyrically, the song is about leaving behind an old life to pursue your dreams.

Her inspiring story is backed by honesty and clear natural talent.

You can stream the music video for “Leave” below.