The Amours were always meant to be making music together—it just took them a little time to come around to the idea. Sisters Jakiya Ayanna and Shaina Aisha used to think they leaned too far away from each other when it came to genre, but, after a little time singing apart, the two found their groove (and the perfect group name).
After humble digital age beginnings, sharing covers and mash-ups to social media, they wound up as P.J. Morton's backing singers, and have been touring ever since. Get to know The Amours in the video, above.
Produced by: Alexandra Hsie
Camera: Charlotte Prager + Dani Okon
Edited by: Madeline Stedman