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About the Author

Author Info

André Akinyele was born in San Pablo, California as André Marcel Wilson, grew up in the San Francisco bay area, and now resides in Toronto, Canada. His first book, "Elliptical: The Music of Meshell Ndegeocello," received rave reviews. His second book "So, What's the Big Deal About Scrum: A Methodology Handbook for Developers" is one of the most popular and reliable go-to books for software and game developers. His latest book "LoveSexy Cocktail Guide" celebrates songs by Prince with 138 cocktail recipes. André is an author, entrepreneur, and a musician. He's also a game developer and software engineer. He holds a Master's in Information Technology. André is the owner of Bombay Recording Co., Pearl Jazz Recording, Orange River Records and Books, and the tech company Ajamu. In January 2021, all companies merged into one conglomerate under André Akinyele Studios. He has recorded under the names Marcel (1998–2004), Ajamu Akinyele (2005–2006), as the bassist of Gemini Soul (2005–2015), and now records as André Akinyele. Also, he is the vocalist and keyboardist of Lavender Lush and the vocalist, guitarist, and bassist for Looking for Lester.


Announcing New Cocktail Book Celebrating Songs By Prince – “138 Alluring Cocktail Recipes and Stunning Illustrations Celebrating Songs by Prince.”

André Akinyele Studios announced LoveSexy Cocktail Guide to be published November 12, 2021 wherever books are sold. LoveSexy Cocktail Guide—a boutique cocktail recipe book—is a curated collection of 138 Prince song inspired cocktail recipes and illustrations. Each song inspired cocktail recipe includes details about the song, including why and how Prince created the song. This is a must-have book for fans of an incredible man who revolutionized the music industry—the ultimate collector’s item!

This one-of-a-kind luxury book is an A-to-Z guide of Prince song inspired cocktail recipes for making classic, contemporary, and fun drinks to celebrate Prince. Make a cocktail playlist from the curated Prince songs included and decode the mysteries behind each song alongside tasty, inspired recipes.

LoveSexy Cocktail Guide’s ingredients are skillfully matched to create cocktails that imbue the lyrics and song titles of Prince. The full-color digital art illustrations and step-by-step guides make the cocktails easy to prepare with on-hand ingredients readily available in every cocktail enthusiasts’ home. This elegant book offers delicious cocktails for every Prince occasion—from a Prince Party, Night, Get Together to celebrating his legacy—you can’t go wrong with a Prince song inspired cocktail, especially after 5 p.m.

Print edition available at BookBaby BookShop, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Indigo. eBook available now exclusively at lovesexycocktails.com.

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