Sade Video: World Tour 2011 Trailer + The Ultimate Collection Released Today

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Sade‘s new 2xCD compilation The Ultimate Collection is finally available today, including four new tracks. She’s also kicking off her US tour with John Legend in mid-June – see a full list of tour dates here. This video from the World Tour kick off in France shows a little bit of what we can expect from a live performance, and it’s got us pretty psyched. Make sure to pick up a copy of The Ultimate Collection, an obvious necessity for all music fans.

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Femi Kuti Plays “Africa for Africa” Live on Soundcheck

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Check out this footage from WNYC’s live performance program Soundcheck, featuring Femi Kuti & The Postive Force, a full 11-piece band. Here he performs the title track from his latest album, “Africa for Africa.” Today he will also be a featured guest on NPR at 3pm EST to discuss his music and politics – don’t miss it!

Africa for Africa the album is available now, as are tickets to Femi’s nationwide tour. Check a full list of tour dates and enter our contest to win tickets for the city of your choice.

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Les Nubians Release Nü Revolution + “Afrodance” Video

Les Nubians‘ third release Nü Revolution is out today and they’re premiering this bouncy video fun for the first single “Afrodance.” The musicians and sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart have expressed that this latest album is a celebration of life; they want to introduce something upbeat and joyful to this time of uncertainty.

Make sure to check out their tour dates and stream the full album on AOL and MSN Music plus this video interview with CNN.

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Sade – “I Would Have Never Guessed”

The Ultimate Collection is a double-disc of Sade‘s biggest hits throughout the years, including songs from the 2010 release Soldier of Love and four new tracks that have leaked on the internet in the past few weeks. “I Would Have Never Guessed” is the fourth of Sade’s new bonus tracks for the compilation. Check out the rest on Sade’s Soundcloud page, and pre-order The Ultimate Collection here if you want to get the extra DVD of music videos. The new album will be available May 3rd, and Sade will be touring with John Legend this summer – find tour dates here.

I Would Have Never Guessed by SadeOfficial

Sade Remix ft. Jay-Z – “The Moon And The Sky”

When we heard about Sade‘s forthcoming compilation The Ultimate Collection, we drooled over the mere thought of a Jay-Z remix. To our surprise, Jay went and posted it up on his new blog today. Check the stream for “The Moon And The Sky” below, a wonderful Friday send-off. And there’s much more to come: The Ultimate Collection includes more brand new tracks, and Sade will be on tour with John Legend this summer.

The Moon And The Sky (Remix Featuring JAY Z) by SadeOfficial