Dev Hynes enlists Ian Isiah, spoken word artist Ashlee Haze, and more took over NPR’s Tiny Desk this week.
Hines performed “Jewelry,” “Holy Will,” and “Dagenham Dream” from Negro Swan. Spoken word artist Ashlee Haze graced the famous NPR setup to perform the Freetown Soundtrack “By Ourselves.”
Devonté Hynes – Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards
Ashlee Haze – Spoken Word
Eva Tolkin – Vocals
Ian Isiah – Vocals
Jason Arce – Saxophone, Bass clarinet
Mikey Freedom Hart – Piano, Keyboard
Devonté Hynes is a London born, NY based, singer-songwriter on the rise. His latest release Blood Orange merges R&B and Electronica beautifully to create a hybrid sound. The project features various artists and writers such as Ta-Neshi Coates, Nelly Furtado, Zuri Marley, De La Soul, and more.
Hynes has written for several acts including Florence and the Machine, Solange Knowles, FKA Twigs and Kylie Minogue.
Listen to the eclectic Freetown Sound now: