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NYC: Angélique Kidjo At BAM's Unbound Literary Series

Angélique Kidjo joins BAM's 'Unbound' literary series Monday, January 27th, in conjunction with the release of her debut memoir 'Spirit Rising.'


Beninese icon Angélique Kidjo is set to take part in BAM and Greenlight Bookstore's Unbound literary series next Monday in conjunction with the recent release of her debut memoir Spirit Rising. The intimate discussion will see the always spectacular, larger than life diva uncovering the hardships and heroism that have led to her becoming one of the world's most respected artists– and not to mention one of the Guardian's "100 most inspiring women." The following day, Tuesday the 28th, also happens to be when Kidjo's latest full-length Eve is due out via 429 Records. Listen to Kidjo perform songs from the upcoming release in studio with WNYC's Soundcheck over here and find more details on the Unbound: Angélique Kidjo event in Brooklyn below.

>>>Stream Angélique Kidjo's Eve on NPR First Listen

>>>Purchase tickets to Unbound: Angélique Kidjo at BAM

Unbound: Angélique Kidjo

Monday, January 27th, 7:30pm

BAM Fisher Fishman Space

321 Ashland Pl, Brooklyn, NY

Run Time: 1hr 30min

All Tickets: $20

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South African Rapper 25K Drops 'Pheli Makaveli (Intro)' After Signing With Sony Music

Pretoria rapper 25K has released his highly anticipated single "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)" to launch pre-orders for his upcoming titular debut album Pheli Makaveli.

Pretoria's trap rapper 25K has announced that he is officially signed with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. Following months of teasing fans, 25K has finally delivered "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)", a single off his upcoming debut album Pheli Makaveli. The song is a bass-dropping, energy tripping-single that is expected of an artist who just broke into international markets. Curated by hip-hop artist Zoocci Coke Dope, the Pheli Makaveli album is due to drop at the end of July, following the release of two more singles "Hustler's Prayer" and "Trap Jumpin''.

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