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PR: Les Nubians + Blitz the Ambassador on NPR
Posted by Steve Juon at Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 10:00PM :: Email this article :: Print this article



From Giant Step:

PR: Les Nubians + Blitz the Ambassador on NPR

Les Nubians Release Stream of “Les Gens” (People) feat. Blitz the Ambassador
from the Forthcoming Album Nü Revolution, out April 19th.

SoundCloud Link: http://snd.sc/e2yrZc

Listen to an Exclusive Interview & Performance on NPR’s “Tell Me More”
http://www.npr.org/2011/03/24/134822770/Afropean-Soul-Sisters-Bring-A-Nu-Revolution

Grammy nominated sister duo Les Nubians premiere a new track today from the forthcoming album Nü Revolution. “Les Gens” (People) features Brooklyn-based Ghanaian MC Blitz the Ambassador, a perfect fit for the group’s relentlessly enchanting and energized mix of R&B, hip-hop, African music and other world elements (stream: http://snd.sc/e2yrZc).

With this song, Paris-born sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart tackle the subject of gossip and soussou (rumors), as the rastas say. “Gossips and are little mundane poisons. What people say about you is deformed from a mouth to an ear, to a mouth to another mouth! With Blitz the Ambassador, we don't believe the hype and remember that a new breed of African is born to tell the people the truth,” states Hélène. "Don't listen to people, they lie," adds Célia.

Les Nubians previously released a stream of the infectious track “Afrodance” (http://snd.sc/f2XuzE) and a video for “Veuillez Veiller Sur Vos Rêves” (J.Period Remix) feat. John Banzaï (http://vimeo.com/16628739).

Les Nubians’ third album, Nü Revolution, drops April 19th via Shanachie Entertainment. It is currently available for pre-order at Amazon.

Catch Les Nubians in the following cities:

April
21- Philadelphia, PA @ Kimmel Center for Performing Arts
29- New York, NY @ BB Kings

May
11- Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
12- Minneapolis, MN @ Dakota Jazz Club
13- Minneapolis, MN @ Dakota Jazz Club


14- Chicago, IL @ The Shrine
17- Seattle, WA @ The Triple Door
18- Seattle, WA @ The Triple Door
19- San Francisco, CA @ Yoshi’s (2 shows)
20- San Francisco, CA @ Yoshi’s (2 shows)
21- Los Angeles, CA @ Conga Room
22- San Diego, CA @ Anthology
24- Santa Cruz, CA @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center (2 shows)

www.lesnubians.com / www.facebook.com/LesNubians / www.twitter.com/LesNubiansHome www.myspace.com/lesnubians / www.youtube.com/lesnubiansofficial



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