Watch DAWN’s Radiant ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ Debut

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Watch DAWN's Radiant 'Tiny Desk Concert' Debut

Watch DAWN's Radiant 'Tiny Desk Concert' Debut

The genre-smashing singer takes the stage behind NPR’s Tiny Desk

D∆WN (or sans-stylization, Dawn Richard) is the latest talent to line-up in the DC offices for NPR’s smash Tiny Desk Concert series. She follows recent performers Khalid, Dave Chappelle, GZA, and Tyler, The Creator, on the small-screen staple.

WATCH: Dawn Richard Shows Off Her Many Creative Personas In “Stopwatch” Music Video

For her set, the singer took the not-so-tiny stage with a guitarist, electronic drum specialist (blazing through those tripled hi-hats and 808s) and a pair of harmonizing agents, to run through selections from her breakout 2016 album, Redemption, along with “Waves,” a swaggering one-off for Adult Swim (where the singer doubles and triples as the late-night network’s first black female animator.) She pulls no punches and spares no precision in the tightly-choreographed three song outing.

WATCH: Dave Chappelle Guest Hosts NPR’s Latest Tiny Desk Concert

Hit the link below to watch D∆WN ‘s Tiny Desk debut. Recently, she joined Kimbra on the woozy duet “Version of Me” and flipped Janelle Monae’s electric “Pynk” into a chopped-and-screwed gem.


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