Maya Angelou: Ne’er a Caged Bird

The great Angelou, who sadly passed away in May this year, is still showering us with her gift, even now.

Family members are currently speaking out about a fascinating new project from the writer; a hip-hop/poetry album.

The album, aptly named Caged Bird Sings, is due out this winter, and includes thirteen songs that use Maya’s vocals.

As well as her award-winning volumes of poetry and memoir, Angelou had previously recorded a calypso album, written songs for films and musicals, and won prizes for her spoken word albums.

“To hear somebody that is so famous for her poetry and her message, and then set to some music that you can enjoy definitely feels like this is something that can continue her reach through generations,” Johnson told the AP.

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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