Tiny Desk has always been among the more popular live concert performance platforms. That has had some really talented artists bless their infamous Tiny Desk headquarters studio in Washington, D.C. Over the years. Everyone from such legendary artists as Wu-Tang Clan, Rakim and Usher. As well as upcoming great artists such as Snoh Aalegra, Jessie Reyez, Ravyn Lenae, Jorja Smith and WESTSIDE BOOGIE. Have been among some of the more notable of many to bless the very popular platform.
While this year for the month of February and Black History Month. Some notable names from several different genres, generations and walks of life. Have made their debut Tiny Desk Performance. With very talented emcee and poet, Ab-Soul. Making his today on his birthday, no less. Gifting fans with a very soulfully beautiful and amazing Tiny Desk Performance that was debuted through NPR Music.
Soul’s debut seeing him backed by a live band of his own hand-picked musicians. That he dubbed the, ”Soulersystem.” Who helped him give a very honestly raw soulful and beautifully amazing nearly 20-minutes performance of some of his most vulnerably honest records of his career in MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE, IT BE LIKE THAT, FOMF, FALLACY, DO BETTER AND GOTTA RAP. Taken from his critically-acclaimed latest solo album, Herbert. Soulo also in-between that giving great somewhat reworked renditions of his standout tracks The Book of Soul, Terrorist Threats and Bohemian Grove. From his classic, Control System, album.
By the time you finish watching his very stellar sure to be talked about closing of, GOTTA RAP. For his debut Tiny Desk Performance. You will not only be wowed and amazed, but say that Ab-Soul’s performance is by far among the top ever performances for, Tiny Desk.