Flint Native Tunde Olaniran Reflects on Big Year for His Music

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Tunde Olaniran

Our region has been known for generations as a hub of innovation in music. Artists from our area are part of a family tree — a continuum of musicians who redefine or shape their genres for the generation to come.

That includes Tunde Olaniran, a Flint native and a musician with a physical presence that’s as eclectic and boundary-pushing as his music.

Last year, he released a new album of personal and entrancing stories on Stranger.

He joins Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson to talk about Stranger and his big year in 2018.

Click on the audio player above to hear that conversation.

This conversation originally aired on Detroit Today on December 14, 2018

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