Blood Orange brings ‘Negro Swan’ to Tiny Desk

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Dev Hynes enlists Ian Isiah, spoken word artist Ashlee Haze, and more took over NPR’s Tiny Desk this week.

Set List 

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.”

Musicians

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

Watch Below

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Watch Jorja Smith Full Tiny Desk Set

Fresh off the release of her 2018 debut album Lost & Found, Jorja Smith performs for NPR Tiny Desk. Similar to the stripped down intimacy of her album, Smith’s renditions of “On My Mind”, “Teenage Fantasy”, and “Blue Lights” really shows off her range and talent. Watch her set below: