April 11, 2011 – American Neo Soul musician Anthony David is headed to Nairobi for the second serving of Capital FM’s neo-soul offering “The Lounge Unplugged”.
The date is May 7 and the curtain raiser is local band Elani. The venue: The Nairobi National Park. The tickets cost Sh1,500 (advance) and Sh2,000 at the door.
The 40-year-old Anthony, best known for his 2008 song ‘Words’ – a duet with India Arie – has received one Grammy award and two image awards.
Anthony has written several songs for Arie, has also toured with her in support of her album “Part of My Life”.
The artist has released four albums, his fourth being “As Above So Below”, released in February this year.
He is a cousin to Shawn Stockman – formerly of Boyz II Men – who has a hand Anthony’s latest album, as well as Atlanta singer Algebra, among others.
Elani meanwhile is a local act formed in 2008, and is growing. It has three members and mainly uses acoustic guitars and acapella as part of their style.