The legendary recording artist held a digital press convention Tuesday to announce his new music, marketed and distributed by Republic Records, which is a part of Universal Music Group. The transfer marks a break from Wonder’s almost 60-year profession with Motown.
“Even though I have left Motown, I never leave Motown,” Wonder stated. “That’s Detroit. So I’m sure that we can figure out how we can do some things at Motown.”
Wonder was simply 11 years previous when Motown first signed him to a contract in 1961.
“Where Is Our Love Song” options Gary Clark Jr. and “Can’t Put It in The Hands of Fate” options Rapsody, Cordae, Chika and Busta Rhymes.
All of the proceeds from “Where Is Our Love Song” will go to Feeding America.
“In these times, we are hearing the most poignant wake-up calls and cries for this nation and the world to, please, heed our need for love, peace and unity,” Wonder stated in regards to the donation in a press release.
In his remarks on Tuesday, Wonder additionally inspired his listeners to vote within the presidential election subsequent month.
“We can’t put voting in the hands of fate. The universe is watching us. And for me, we’ve got to vote justice in and injustice out. That’s just what time it is. That’s down the ballot by the way, from your local to your state to your national — handle that,” he stated.