By Emmanuel Adeleke
Nigerian afrobeat star, Adekunle Kosoko, popularly known as Adekunle Gold, dazzled his audience as he put up an impressive performance at NPR’s Music Tiny Desk.
Adekunle Gold who is presently on tour in the United States and Canada made a stop at Tiny Desk, where he showed the audience and fans what to expect from the 19-city tour.
The ‘High’ crooner performed some of the hits off his 2022 album, ‘Catch Me If You Can.’
With the assistance of a dynamic live band, Adekunle Gold delivered a memorable rendition of his 2022 Headies nominated Song of the Year, ‘Sinner’, featuring Lucky Daye.
He also performed his hit singles ‘Okay,’ ‘Something Different,’ and ‘One Woman’ featuring American rapper, Ty Dolla $ign.
Adekunle Gold’s Tiny Desk performance sees him join global superstars such as Alicia Keys, Coldplay, Anderson Paak, and Harry Styles as artistes who have put up unforgettable performances for the coveted NPR Music Tiny Desk stage.
Speaking on his Tiny Desk performance, Adekunle Gold said:
“Music is my life, music has allowed me to communicate and music has showed me that there truly is no limit to creativity. I hope that as we celebrate Black Music Month, Black people in all our varieties of descent realise that there are no boundaries to what we can achieve and create. I hope that we truly see ourselves as the magical creators that we are. Thank you NPR and Tiny Desk for allowing me to create.”