Rising R&B singer Summer Payton shares the visuals for her single “Spotlight.” The heartfelt track dives into the emotions that come with being in the hot seat and deep down knowing you are in the wrong in the relationship. It’s quite a unique perspective and the singer brings an honest and relatable aspect to these situations with a gripping performance from start to finish. The production is solid as well and exudes the classic R&b/soul vibe with its lush textures and punchy drum grooves.

The visuals play out like a short movie and see Payton as the main character being interrogated. It also blends several iterations of the singer, at some point, she is a boxer, a damsel in distress, and an agent provocateur. The visual clip also ends in a cliff hangar and we just have to wait and see what happens in the next video she releases. “Spotlight” is taken from her debut album Golden Hour.

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Summer Payton is an R&B singer, songwriter, musician and music producer from Chicago, Illinois and a graduate of New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. Later at the 1500 Sound Academy, Summer enhanced her engineering and music production skills under the mentorship of Grammy award-winning producer, Rance Dopson of the legendary band, 1500 or Nothin’. Most recently, Summer released her debut album, ‘Golden Hour’ on her golden birthday, December 25th, 2020, which features a stunning array of songs straight from Summer’s heart and soul and continues to be her proudest accomplishment to date.

Written by: Summer Payton & Raymond Medina Produced by: Canvos Music

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