Get your weekend started off on the right foot with an live stream (read: free) of Yasiin Bey’s performance of new material. The “show” starts at 5:30pm EST. Here’s the description that’s on YouTube:

Internationally acclaimed artist Yasiin Bey is set to perform a set of all new exclusive material Live From Africa, capturing this experience from one of the many breathtaking locations on the continent (to be disclosed at the end of the performance)— streaming worldwide in real time, this Friday on January 17th at 12:30 AM (CAT)/17:30 PM (EST).

Presented by the newly formed, Bey-helmed arts collective A COUNTRY CALLED EARTH, this performance will commemorate the birth-date of one of the world’s greatest personalities, Mohammed Ali. This is the inaugural episode for a series of live stream events taking place in Africa, entitled “The Time is Always Now.” Stay tuned for further details.

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