Jean Grae to Perform with Her Mother, Sathima Bea Benjamin

Brooklyn MC, and Blacksmith Records artist Jean Grae will join her mother, acclaimed South African jazz vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin, onstage for a performance in New York City on January 23. The show will mark the first time the two respected artists, have shared a stage. The event will mark the re-issue of Benjamin’s 1963 album A Morning in Paris, which features appearances from jazz legend Duke Ellington and Jean’s father, pianist Abdullah Ibrahim. The performance will take place at the Sweet Rhythm jazz club on Seventh Avenue and Bleeker Street. Jean signed with Talib Kweli’s Warner Brothers backed Blacksmith Records in 2005 after making noise in the New York underground for nearly a decade.

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  • GoodLife

    THAT’S WHAT’S UP. Never knew her parents were musicians. Only a matter of time b4 she gets her shine above the underground. Talib has always spoke highly of her.

  • ragargo

    Ilove jean grae….

  • BIZZLE

    JEAN GRAE? THE HORSE WANTS IT’S HAIR BACK

    • Bizzle’s daddy

      that jacked up…and just for that ima have to Tear-That-Ass-Up young man…

  • BklynBandette

    This Is A Show I Have To See.

  • TRUTH 101

    IM HAPPY TO SEE XXL MAG IS GIVING HER SOME LIGHT . LET PLEASE SEE MORE

  • Vicious Seiger

    That’s My Girl, Go Jean Go! Big Ups for having this on Lady J!

  • http://www.hotmail.com raoul

    Damn!!! That’s all I can say.

  • http://www.hip-hopkings.com Stu

    This should be crazy.
    Jean Grae is sick. One of the best female emcees.

  • Bizzle’s Mamma

    Just cause you look like the smelly s**t that hangs off ya mamma’s Horse Hair, don’t go hating on dat girl Jean, haven’t copped tha new album yet but This Week was FIRE