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Listen: LION BABE & Childish Gambino “Jump Hi” + EP Set for December Release

Lucas Goodman and Jillian Hervey of LION BABE photographed by Courtney Harvier

Lucas Goodman and Jillian Hervey of LION BABE photographed by Courtney Harvier

New York City-based duo LION BABE taps Childish Gambino (aka actor Donald Glover) for their upbeat new single, Jump Hi.”

Bursting with soul and energy thanks to a sample of Nina Simone‘s Mr. Bojangles (1971) and Jillian Hervey‘s sultry vocals, the song will appear on the forthcoming LION BABE EP. Take a listen below.

Set to release on December 15th via Outsiders Recorded Music in the U.S. and Polydor in the UK, the extended play was announced with an accompanying “Intro” video directed by Courtney Harvier. Watch below.

As LION BABE, Jillian — the daughter of actress/singer Vanessa Williams and producer Lucas Goodman gained notable attention last year with their first single, Treat Me Like Fire.”

The song hit iTunes on October 21st. If you’ve never seen the music video, enjoy below.

[photo courtesy of Courtney Harvier]