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ICYMI: Terrace Martin and The Pollyseeds Share Marvel-worthy ‘Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1’

Terrace Martin and The Pollyseeds have released their studio album Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1 and while it’s everything we expected from a Terrace/Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington collaboration, it still surpasses our wildest, multi-genre dreams. The thirteen-song project is formally categorized in the R&B/Soul section of online media stores, but what the cosmic quartet…

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Audio: The Pollyseeds, “Intentions” Feat. Chachi

Few artists are able to merge genres that are seemingly so different without a few misses, but The Pollyseeds are taking over to show us how it’s done. Since Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington have each already made quite the name for themselves as genre-bending solo artists/musicians, we can’t think of a better…

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Solange Set To Perform Free Houston Super Bowl LIVE Festival

There will be always something special about an artist returning to their hometown to perform. On February 2nd Solange will return to her native Houston for a FREE (yes, free) to the public pre-Super Bowl LI music festival. Solo will take on Houston Super Bowl LIVE alongside the likes of fellow Houston natives Robert Glasper, Ingrid,…

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Common Enlists Stevie Wonder for “Black America Again”

Common has been one of the many trailblazing celebrities to put action behind his passionate repugnance towards the state of America’s pervasive racism and discrimination against Black people. Today, he brought us another powerful performance piece with the legendary Stevie Wonder lending his inimitable voice for the song’s triumphant closing chant. “Black America Again” dropped…

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Audio: Robert Glasper Experiment, “Find You”

In 2013, Black Radio 2 lit up the R&B/soul world with it’s jazz influences and star-studded features. Since then, fans have held on to hope that pianist Robert Glasper, bassist Derrick Hodge, drummer Mark Colenburg, and saxophonist Casey Benjamin would return with new music sooner rather later. Known collectively as the Robert Glasper Experiment, the…

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Erykah Badu & Robert Glasper Share Short Film For “Maiysha (So Long)”

After teasing at a new visual for their version of Miles Davis’ “Maiysha (So Long)” just days ago, Erykah Badu and Robert Glasper premiered the accompanying short film entitled So Long…That’s What She Said, today. The self- directed visual comes in accompaniment to the single taken from Glasper’s project Everything’s Beautiful, the new LP of Miles Davis Recordings…

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Erykah Badu Hints At The Release of New Musical Film With Robert Glasper

Miss.  Erykah Badu has something new brewing, and we’re on edge with anticipation. Today via Instagram the soulful icon hinted at a new collaboration with Jazz pianist Robert Glasper. We last heard from the two on their rework of Miles Davis’ “Maiysha (So Long)” in May, but now they’re back for what seems to be…

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Audio: Miles Davis, “Maiysha” (Robert Glasper & Erykah Badu Rework)

Following behind the release of the the Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead, Jazz pianist Robert Glasper returns with another reworked number for a Davis tribute album entitled Everything’s Beautiful. This time around he picks up the always soulful Erykah Badu for a recreation of Davis’ mid-70s trumpet solo “Maiysha.” Glasper recently told Rolling Stone that…

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Robert Glasper & Phonte Honor The Legendary Miles Davis With “Violets”

Pop culture is finally getting the Miles Davis treatment that’s been long overdue with a forthcoming biopic of the music legend’s career. Jazz pianist Robert Glasper and rapper Phonte have added themselves to the list with a tribute to the legend with their latest collaborative track “Violets” in celebration of Davis’s 90th birthday. In anticipation…

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Robert Glasper Flawlessly Covers Jhené Aiko’s “The Worst”

Next month jazz pianist and enthusiast Robert Glasper will debut a compilation of musical covers that were recorded at the Capitol Studios in Hollywood last year. Alongside a slew of artists, including Kendrick Lamar, John Legend, Bilal, and more, Glasper also recording a smooth, warm take on Jhené Aiko‘s hit single “The Worst.” With Vicente…

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Audio: Taylor McFerrin, “Already There” Feat. Robert Glasper & Thundercat

With the release of his debut album Early Riser drawing near, producer Taylor McFerrin delivers “Already There,” a blissful jazz cut featuring fellow Brainfeeder mate, guitarist Thundercat, and American Jazz pianist Robert Glasper. Together the trio create a instrumental number pulled together through clean bass and intricate keys. Early Riser is set for release June…

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