The event, which is virtual, kicked off on the 2nd of February with artistes performing from the comfort of their homes.
In making the announcement via their official social media account, NPR stated that;
Tiny Desk Celebrates Black History Month • Starting Tuesday, Feb. 2, NPR’s Music Tiny Desk will be honoring Black History Month through the lens of music, featuring 13 Tiny Desk (home) concerts by Black artists across genres. The lineup includes both emerging and established artists who will be performing a Tiny Desk concert for the first time.
Other international stars on the list are Meshell Ndegeocello, Kirk Franklin, 2 Chainz, Giveon, KeiyaA, Sampa The Great, Melanie Charles, Bartees Strange, Wynton Marsalis, Rick Ross, Immanuel Wilkins, and Rae Khalil