ATL Soul Weekly (May 5-11): Mereba, Cortney LaFloy + more

Cover art for Mereba’s latest single, “Rider”

Presenting ATL Soul Weekly, Slo*Mo’s curated look at some of the week’s most notable sights, sounds and events.


Mereba — “Rider”: Mereba — who got her start as a solo singer/rapper/songwriter in the ATL before joining up with the acclaimed supergroup Spillage Village — is back with the dope new, vibed-out track “Rider.” More info:

Cortney LaFloy — “My Sister”: Rising house vocalist Cortney LaFloy teams with producer extraordinaire Daz-I-Kue for her latest single, “My Sister” — which drops May 18 (and comes in a ton of remixes, including one by DJ Applejac) but is available for pre-order NOW at Traxsource.

Water Seed — “Rest of My Life”: This band of ATL expats seems to be dropping a lot of music lately; this time around, they’ve slowed down the tempo for a funky, soul-filled love song. More info:


May 5 — Ash Lauryn at Rock Steady: DJ/writer Ash Lauryn — of Underground & Black fame — holds court in the Gallery at Rock Steady this Wednesday. (Check out her Boiler Room set below.) Free admission. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Rock Steady. More info:

May 11 — WABE presents Georgia Blues with ATL Collective. $100-$150 (for a pod seating a group of up to 4). 8 p.m. Georgia Tech Arts Skyline Stage. More info: