Entertainment News: Adekunle Gold announces upcoming London headline show, O2 Academy Brixt22)


“The Nigerian sensational singer has arguably the most purely beautiful voice in the Afrobeats scene.

“Adekunle Gold is back with another laid-back, body-swaying single.” – BILLBOARD

“His new single sounds like a victory lap.” – THE FACE 

Following the release of his highly-celebrated new album ‘Catch Me If You Can’ earlier this year, the ever popular, international Afropop sensation Adekunle Gold has today announced his upcoming London headline show. Taking place at O2 Academy Brixton on Sunday October 9th, tickets go on sale from 10am on Thursday at cokobar.com.

The headline show will follow Adekunle Gold’s recently announced 19-city US and Canada ‘Catch Me If You Can’ tour which commences on June 2nd in Boston and culminates with a date in Edmonton (Alberta) on July 8th.

Adekunle Gold recently unveiled the sunny, breathtaking visual for his single ‘One Woman’ ft the award-winning US Hip-Hop and R&B artist Ty Dolla $ign.– which was directed by the Ghanaian photographer and visual artist Mike Amofah and also features a cameo from top model and Armani Beauty spokesperson Madisin Rian.

The Blaise Beatz-produced single is taken from Adekunle Gold’s brand new album ‘Catch Me If You Can’ and features alongside new collaborations with an array of world-class talent including Ty Dolla $ign, Stefflon Don, Fatoumata Diawara and Fousheé and the hit singles ‘It Is What It Is’, ‘Sinner’ ft Lucky Daye, ‘High’ ft Davido and ‘Mercy’.

Already taking the music world by storm with a staggering 207 million streams since its release and stellar production from the likes of Tay Iwar, Spax, Pheelz and Bigfish, the new album showcases more of Adekunle Gold’s signature, one of a kind combination of addictive melodies and razor sharp lyricism that has earned him a legion of fans across the world and 100s of millions of global streams.

One of the most recognisable and exciting pioneers of the vibrant Afropop genre, currently dominating airwaves across the globe – mixing Afrobeat with Pop, Hip-Hop and R&B influences, Adekunle Gold is one of the most elegant and innovative artists to come out of Africa. With the arrival of his new album and his upcoming tour dates, fans can experience more of an insight into Adekunle Gold’s personality – stylish, timeless and ground-breaking.

 
‘Catch Me If You Can’ tracklist
 ‘Born Again’ feat. Fatoumata Diawara 
‘Win’
‘Mase Mi’
‘One Woman’ feat. Ty Dolla $ign
‘Mercy’
‘More Than Enough’
‘Sinner ‘feat. Lucky Daye
‘Fye’ feat. Stefflon Don 
‘Sleep’
‘High\ feat. Davido 
‘Dior, Dior, Dior’ feat. Fousheé 
‘It Is What It Is’
‘Selah’
‘Catch Me If You Can’ 

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

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