Grammy-winning singer Lalah Hathaway wants concertgoers to put away their mobile phones

The Grammy-winning American soul singer, who will perform at the Sing Jazz festival, is annoyed when audiences choose to document instead of enjoy her shows

Singer Lalah Hathaway has won at least one Grammy Award every year from 2014 to last year.
Singer Lalah Hathaway has won at least one Grammy Award every year from 2014 to last year.PHOTO: SING JAZZ

Here is a tip for those planning to watch Grammy-winning American soul singer Lalah Hathaway's set at Sing Jazz festival - put your mobile phones away.

The singer, daughter of late soul legend Donny Hathaway, is known for being vocal about fans who choose to document her live shows instead of enjoy the performance.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2018, with the headline 'Pay attention to Lalah Hathaway'. Print Edition | Subscribe