Prentice Onayemi
Prentice Onayemi

Prentice Onayemi began his voice-over career narrating English language learning programs before branching out to narrating audiobooks.  In addition to voice-over, Prentice has appeared in theatrical works in NYC ranging from downtown passion projects to Broadway mainstays. He holds a BFA in Drama from NYU and an MBA from Columbia University.

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Author: Tochi Onyebuchi | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: October 16, 2018
In the sequel to the acclaimed Beasts Made of Night, Taj has escaped Kos, but Queen Karima will go to any means necessary--including using the most deadly magic--to track him down.

Taj is headed west, but the consequences of leaving Kos behind confront him at every turn.
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Author: Abdi Nor Iftin | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi and Abdi Nor Iftin
Release Date: June 19, 2018
The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the movies; years later, through a miraculous green card.

Abdi Nor Iftin first fell in love with America from afar. As a child, he learned English by listening to American pop artists like Michael Jackson and watching films starring action heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Author: Jonathan Abrams | Narrator: January LaVoy, Jonathan Abrams, Prentice Onayemi and Arthur Bishop
Release Date: February 13, 2018
The definitive oral history of the iconic and beloved TV show The Wire, as told by the actors, writers, directors, and others involved in its creation

Since its final episode aired in 2008, HBO's acclaimed crime drama The Wire has only become more popular and influential.
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Author: Sam Graham-Felsen | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: January 02, 2018
A coming-of-age novel about race, privilege, and the struggle to rise in America, written by a former Obama campaign staffer and propelled by an exuberant, unforgettable narrator.
 
“A riot of language that’s part hip-hop, part nerd boy, and part pure imagination.
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Author: Tochi Onyebuchi | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: October 31, 2017
"...The beginning of a great saga..." —NPR.org

"This compelling Nigerian-influenced fantasy has a wonderfully unique premise and lush, brilliant worldbuilding that will consume you until the last page."—Buzzfeed

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Author: Van Jones | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: October 10, 2017
A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart—by the CNN political contributor and host hailed as “a star of the 2016 campaign” (The New York Times) who coined the term “whitelash”

Van Jones burst into the American consciousness during the 2016 presidential campaign with an unscripted, truth-telling style and an already established history of bridge-building across party lines.
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Author: James McBride | Narrator: Arthur Morey, Dominic Hoffman, Prentice Onayemi and Nile Bullock
Release Date: September 26, 2017
One of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2017

“A pinball machine zinging with sharp dialogue, breathtaking plot twists and naughty humor... McBride at his brave and joyous best.” —New York Times Book Review

Exciting new fiction from James McBride, the first since his National Book Award–winning novel The Good Lord Bird.
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Author: Tracy Chevalier | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: May 16, 2017
Tracy Chevalier brings Shakespeare’s Othello—a harrowing drama of jealousy and revenge—to a 1970s era elementary school playground. 

Arriving at his fifth school in as many years, diplomat’s son Osei Kokote knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day—so he’s lucky to hit it off with Dee, the most popular girl in school.
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Author: Odafe Atogun | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: March 07, 2017
HERE IS THE STUNNING DEBUT from a fresh Nigerian literary voice. a mesmerizing, deceptively simple, Kafkaesque narrative, resonant of the myth of Orpheus andEurydice and lightly informed by the life of Nigerian musical superstar Fela Kuti—powerful story of love, sacrifice and courage.
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Author: Veronica Chambers | Narrator: January LaVoy and Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: January 10, 2017
“Whenever I think about Michelle Obama, I think, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like her. I want to be that intelligent, confident, and comfortable in my own skin’.” ―Roxane Gay

“Even after eight years of watching them daily in the press, the fact that the most powerful man in the world is a Black man is still breathtaking to me.
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Author: Imbolo Mbue | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: August 23, 2016
A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy

New York Times Bestseller • Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award • Longlisted for the PEN/Open Book Award • An ALA Notable Book

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY 
NPR • The New York Times Book Review • San Francisco Chronicle • The Guardian • St.
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Author: Walter Mosley | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: May 12, 2015
The welcome return of Leonid McGill, Walter Mosley's NYC-based private eye, his East Coast foil to his immortal L.A.-based detective Easy Rawlins. As the Boston Globe raved, "A poignantly real character, [McGill is] not only the newest of the great fictional detectives, but also an incisive and insightful commentator on the American scene.
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