Rare footage shows Maya Angelou discussing her long-awaited album
The late iconic American writer, poet, actor, dancer, director, composer, and lecturer Dr. Maya Angelou's long-awaited album Caged Bird Songs is officially available today via Smooch Music. The album blends Maya's poetic spoken words with modern hip-hop production, and was produced by RoccStarr (Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Hudson, CeeLo Green) and Shawn Rivera (lead singer of Az Yet, the R&B vocal pop group formerly on La Face/Arista Records). Before her passing, Maya discussed the album and its impact, saying, "This project is important. It's woven into the tapestry of our lives, and we're being serious and giving and kind about it." In celebration of Caged Bird Songs, a very special and rare clip of Maya discussing the album can be seen exclusively at AOL.com. Maya Angelou's Caged Bird Songs is available today via Smooch Music.
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