Next Showcase Chicago Hosts Listening Party for Syleena Johnson


Woman is the name of Syleena Johnson’s sixth studio album. This passed July she previewed the unreleased album with a small audience at the Alpha Space on 2014 South Michigan. 

The event was intimate, with food served, a flat screen TV placed in front  for visuals, and a DJ to preview the tracks of the album. Johnson sat in front of her audience to give an in depth synopsis for each song that she shared. Some of the producers and writers on the album joined her in speaking on certain tracks. 

Syleena Johnson and her team showcased behind the scenes footage of the making of the Woman album and the music video for the song of the same title.

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Fans were able to take pictures with Syleena after the listening portion of the party was finished.

What’s The Word got a chance to speak with Syleena to ask her about her thoughts on some of the issues going on today as well as her new book, The Weight is Over.

Listen to the interview and check out more photos from the night below.