Raegan Sealy has today released her new video for the track titled ‘Make ’em Jealous’, featuring the Gang of Angels Choir.
From the start, I am captivated by Raegan’s unique timbre. A bit reminiscent of Amy Winehouse, I immediately take that back because, well, this is all Raegan. You have to listen to understand what I mean. Soul for the sake of soul. Heart felt solemn beauty emanating from a solitary voice. The video almost does not do this voice, and this song, justice. But it pulls it off by simply being there for the song. Grittily angelic.
About Raegan Sealy
British-born, Brooklyn-based writer, singer, and teaching artist Raegan Sealy has perfected the art of finding light in life’s darker experiences through words and music.
Fusing soul, rock, and indie-pop with her distinctive velvety vocals and ballsy lyrics, Sealy delivers both haunting ballads and upbeat self-empowerment anthems with equal prowess.
Having supported Ice-T, Kae Tempest, Judah & The Lion and Shane Koyczan, Sealy has performed around the world in a plethora of venues, from classrooms to stadiums, including New York City’s Central Park SummerStage, The Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center, and Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia.
A force to be reckoned with, Sealy is also an award-winning scholar and advocate. In 2015, she won a Fulbright award to study poetry for public engagement at The New School in New York City. Examining how music, lyrics and creative writing can help empower, heal and engage traumatized communities, she launched a nonprofit organization in 2017 which was supported by Lady Gaga’s Born This Way foundation. Her 2019 official TED Talk, also on the topic, was the first to be delivered entirely in rhyming verse, and received a standing ovation.
Sealy was also the recipient of the P.E.O. International Peace Prize in 2016 for her work to create more educational opportunities for young women. She was a Women’s International Leadership Fellow and Resident Fellow at the International House of New York in 2015-18. Her commissioned work includes pieces for Philadelphia Soul, the Fulbright Commission, and Tiffany Dufu. She has performed and led workshops for Erik Weihenmayer’s No Barriers annual summit, The Nantucket Project, TED, the School of Social Change, the International House of New York, AAUW and many more. In 2020, she was appointed to the US-UK Fulbright Alumni Advisory Council, where she continues to fight for increased diversity, representation, and access to higher and international education.
Raegan Sealy released her debut single “Make ’em Jealous” featuring the all-female choir The Gang of Angels on January 12th, which is the first of a series of singles to be released throughout 2023.