Hip-hop meets jazzy feels with Portland based Salvatore Manalo. After releasing his debut EP earlier this year which was full of soulful R&B, smooth songwriting and pop hooks he then wrapped up a spring tour. Now, Salvatore Manalo is focused on consistently creating new music.

His upcoming single, “She” will be released on May 28th but E&E has a preview of it now! This is the first of many that is performed, produced and recorded entirely by Salvatore.

The new song "She"features Stephanie Kitson and has a groovy guitar heavy melody. The song embodies falling into a deep love and escape-full bliss with a soulful woman. Describing how to hold on and love those who we desire, Stephanie and Salvatore crafted the perfect summer tune to dance to under the moon. Love of a beautiful soul always reaches us to a higher state of mind.

Looking to know a little more about Salvatore & the band? Salvatore Manalo is planting his roots in Portland to launch his solo career after his past as a former music student and traveler. His songwriting infuses honest storytelling with musical complexity. An amalgamation of pop, soul, R&B and folk delivers a sound that is refreshing but familiar.

Following a successful debut album release and mini West Coast tour, his focus will be a constant stream of new music. Follow along as this rising star flourishes in the Pacific Northwest.