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Raphael Saadiq

Friday, July 27, 2018 8:00 PM

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The Grammy®-winning singer and producer will head out on his first tour in several years with his anticipated fifth solo album! In addition to his critically acclaimed albums and award-winning work on film and television, Saadiq has for years been a celebrated producer and collaborator for big-time acts like Prince, Chromeo, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, TLC, and many more. Saadiq will be joined by DJ and producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest.

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"The singer, songwriter, and producer has quietly soundtracked Black America for the last 30 years."—Pitchfork

Grammy®-winning singer, songwriter, and producer Raphael Saadiq will head out on his first tour in several years—a seven-city run just as he’s set to finish work on his anticipated fifth solo album and first since 2011’s Stone Rollin’. Saadiq will be joined by DJ and producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest.

Just last year, Saadiq has worked with the likes of Chromeo, Justin Timberlake, Rick Ross, Little Dragon, and many more. In 2016, he served as executive producer on Solange’s critically lauded album A Seat at the Table.

Saadiq has also recently become a musical go-to in the film and television world. He received his first Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominations for the song “Mighty River” from Mudbound, which he co-write with Mary J. Blige and Taura Stinson, and is the composer for HBO’s hit series Insecure. Saadiq also scored the Netflix film Step Sisters and the Sundance documentary STEP with Laura Karpman; and he has composed music for the film Black Nativity, television shows Underground (WGN) and Rebel (BET), performed on Luke Cage (Netflix), and others.

In addition to his critically acclaimed solo albums, Saadiq has worked as a celebrated producer, collaborator and sideman for big-time acts like Prince (his first foray into the music scene as a teenager), D’Angelo, John Legend, Miguel, The Roots, A Tribe Called Quest, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg, The Isley Brothers, TLC, Whitney Houston, the Bee Gees, Joss Stone, and more.