Inspired by Langston Hughes, Jazz Artist Candice Hoyes Talks New Music

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“I’m fortunate that I had Black books in my home. It really shaped me and the ideas I want to put across. I always had a special connection to Langston Hughes and his poetry. I live in Harlem now not far from the Langston Hughes home.” Candace Hoyes also lists Sade, Anita Baker, and Billie Holiday among her inspirations.