Tunde Olaniran returns with new single 'Vulnerable' and announces new record

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When Flint native Tunde Olaniran first arrived on the scene, he had us shook. His theatrical debut, 2015's Transgressor, challenged perception, identity and served as a proper introduction to the dynamic artist, powerhouse vocalist, and fire AF dancer.



Three years later, Olaniran is prepared to show a softer side.

Olaniran released his latest single "Vulnerable" via NPR Thursday ahead of his forthcoming record Stranger slated for a summer release.



"I just want to be vulnerable/so give me a chance to show it all", Olaniran pleads against a twinkling, cosmic synth.

The track has been described as his "soft femme trap anthem" and feels like 2018's answer to "Unpretty" by TLC.

Listen to "Vulnerable" below.


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