New York City will get its chance to see Danai Gurira’s play “ECLIPSED”, uniting a group of actresses who’s passion and talent is exceptional. Making its NYC debut on my old stomping grounds, the Public Theater. Join me this fall as I join these beautiful actresses in a play that explores the treacherous lives of several women during the Liberian civil … Read moreActresses Unite: Saycon Sengbloh, Lupita Nyong’o, Zainab Jah, Pascale Armand, & Akosua Busia
As I prepare for my upcoming, “Live at Drom” concert to promote my single, “Be Here” I have had a one of the most awesome opportunities, an interview on the world-wide network, ARISE. This interview was amazing, I went there to discuss my role in Motown the Musical and also to tell them about my … Read moreSaycon Sengbloh Full Interview on ARISE TV
I dare you to broaden your minds! Young African Queens of the Diaspora are here! Well, the latest playlist that is! Listen to something new for a minute or 1 hour 🙂 In support of indie artists and musicians everywhere and divas of the African diaspora: English speaking, Spanish speaking, and those of various African or … Read moreYoung African Queens of the Diaspora: a playlist for you
Its a small world! Indeed for Destiny’s Child alum, Michelle Williams, and myself it is! She will be taking on the role of Sandra in the latest tour of Fela scheduled to tour the world! She and I both played in Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida back in the day I was her *standby … Read moreMichelle Williams of Destiny’s Child on Fela! Tour
Nneka in New York! the Nigerian & German songbird is here in the U.S. to promote her new album. I saw her across the room in a Whole foods store while have a tea with my friend Maia (aka Soulluvlai) often at a loss for words I couldn’t remember her name for the life of me … Read moreSaycon and Nneka in New York City
Its been a busy few weeks we attended the annual Nigerian Reunion in Orlando, Florida. There I performed Upside Down from Grammy award nominated Original Cast Album of Fela and I also sang a new version of Sorrow, Tears, and Blood (Bamboosounds.net). My highschool friend and singer extraordinaire Clinton Harris stopped by! Between performances there … Read moreNigerian Reunion: Saycon Sengbloh & Omotola Jalade
*special thanks to friends from the cast of Fela who provided lots of photos!