Singer Lauryn Hill Announces "Diaspora Calling" Music Festival In New York

Singer Lauryn Hill Announces "Diaspora Calling" Music Festival In New York
Singer Lauryn Hill Announces "Diaspora Calling" Music Festival In New York 
BHR Hollywood Reports.............Ms. Lauryn Hill is bringing her festival to life. In partnership with TIDAL X, the Fugees icon has announced Diaspora Calling!, a three-day music and art festival set to run through Friday (Apr. 15) at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn.

The former Fugees singer inaugurated Diaspora Calling overnight with a private art gallery at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre, which opens to the public on Thursday and Friday from 12-4pm.

Diaspora Calling! is a collection of works intended to celebrate the rich tapestry of artists from the
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African Diaspora while also illumining persistent and irrepressible themes,” said Hill in a statement.

“Even if we work independently, we are a resounding collective voice, both reconciling and embracing our relationship to history, our origins, our future and to ourselves.”

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The festivities kicked off last night with a private celebration and art gallery with music by DJ Spinna and DJ Juls.

Hill curated the gallery along with MoCADA, Nader Haitian Art, and the Haiti Cultural Exchange. The gallery is open to the public from 12-4 p.m. today and tomorrow.

Hill’s sold out headline concert at the venue this Friday (April 15) will become the inaugural Diaspora Calling! Music Festival, featuring performances from Machel Montano (Trinidad), Stephen 'Ragga' Marley (Jamaica), Stonebwoy (Ghana), Mr. Eazi (Nigeria), EL (Ghana), Wondaboy (Nigeria), JoJo Abot (Ghana) and Paul Bearbrun (Haiti).

Friday’s concert will be live-streamed pre-paywall at Tidal.
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