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Timi DAKOLO, Ben OKRI; One SONG, one BOOK

November 23, 2019

ART

Timi Dakolo (singer) breaks loose this season, one full month away from Christmas,  with “Merry Christmas, Darling”

After six (yearly, …well almost) singles  and an album (“Beautiful Noise”) and at a time his name has set on our lips, he doles out a duet with Emeli Sande.

Listen at 
https://youtu.be/10RIzbvvyG8

With “The Freedom Artist”, Ben Okri (poet, writer) paints an imaginary world without books. He says it himself that he wrote the book in three languages: “the language of fable,..of truth  ..and of our secret predicament”.
a novel that has been on the shelves since early January of 2019.
A reference review is at
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/feb/12/the-freedom-artist-ben-okri-review

Timi and Ben are Nigerians, one at home, the other overseas.

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