Performs several beautiful renditions of some of his hit songs.
Adekunle Gold, the ever-popular international Afropop sensation, debuted his breathtaking Tiny Desk performance on NPR Music today.
The must-see session, filmed in LA inside a retro, faux airport terminal, sees Adekunle Gold performing beautiful live versions of some of his best-loved hit records from his latest album Catch Me If You Can and 2020’s Afropop Vol. 1 today, coinciding with the first stop of his 19-city US and Canada tour in Boston and kicking-off NPR Music’s Black Music Month, sees the singer performing beautiful live versions of some of his best outputs.
Adekunle Gold, accompanied by a dynamic live band for the soulfully enchanting renditions, showcasing his mesmerizing, world-class calls vocals and one-of-a-kind stage presence and lyricism, breathes new life into ‘Sinner‘ featuring Lucky Daye followed up with a beautiful strings section, then transcending into more breathtaking performances of ‘Something Different‘ and a number of other hit songs of his.
Adekunle Gold joins the likes of Alicia Keys, Harry Styles, Coldplay, and Anderson Paak in turning in outstanding performances for the coveted NPR Music Tiny Desk stage, marking his progression into a fully-fledged, global music superstar.
Earlier in the year, Adekunle Gold released his fourth studio album Catch Me If You Can , which has racked up 207 million streams thus far and features collaborations with a wide range of top-tier talent, including Ty Dolla $ign, Stefflon Don, Fatoumata Diawara, and Fousheé, as well as the hit singles ‘It Is What It Is,’ ‘Sinner,’ featuring Lucky Daye, ‘High,’ featuring Davido and more. In June and July, he will take his ‘Catch Me If You Can tour’ to the United States and Canada, before performing in London’s O2 Academy Brixton on Sunday, October 9th.
Watch Adekunle Gold’s Tiny Desk Performance Below
CHECK OUT BELOW FOR THE CATCH ME IF YOU CAN TOUR DATES:
Thu Jun 02 – Boston, MA – Big Night Live
Fri Jun 03 – New York, NY – Apollo Theater
Sun Jun 05 – Montreal, QUE – Corona Theatre
Mon Jun 06 – Philadelphia, PA – The Theatre of Living Arts
Wed Jun 08 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring
Thu Jun 09 – Cleveland, OH – The Cambridge Room at House of Blues
Fri Jun 10 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House
Sun Jun 12 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
Tue Jun 14 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
Thu Jun 16 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Fri Jun 17 – Dallas, TX – Echo Lounge & Music Hall
Sun Jun 19 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
Tue Jun 21 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
Thu Jun 30 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
Fri Jul 01 – Los Angeles, CA – Regent Theater
Sat Jul 02 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Mon Jul 04 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
Tue Jul 05 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
Fri Jul 08 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
Sun Oct 09 – London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton