Meet Alice Tan Ridley, Singing Subway Busker on the Verge of Her Big Break

The New York Times recently profiled subway singer Alice Tan Ridley as she prepares for her big break above ground.

Alice Tan Ridley, the mother of the Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe, has been singing in the subway system for 30 years. She will soon perform at the Highline Ballroom in Chelsea, in connection with the release of her debut album.

Check out the accompanying article for more.

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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