Video: Corinne Bailey Rae – “The Sea” (Live at Maida Vale)

Corinne Bailey Rae recently sat down with John Wilson for a conversation, which included the inspiration behind her last album, The Sea. Also view a beautiful live rendition of the title track at Maida Vale Studios above.

The full interview will air tomorrow on BBC Radio.

According to Corinne’s Twitter, folks can look forward to a third album sooner than later!

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Video: Robert Glasper Interviews Jose James, Pt. 2 & 3

 

Robert Glasper continues to flex his interviewing skills on parts two and three of his video series with the dashing Jose James.

Part two is all about the musicians and the team that helps Jose express his vision. Some incredibly talented and timeless musicians up in the mix. On part three, Robert compliments Jose’s voice to be something like that of a ‘hip 60 year old man.’ Travels, future plans, Jose’s birthday, and a guest appearance from God are touched on. Don’t sleep!

Watch Part 1 here.

Look out for No Beginning, No End on January 22.

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Video: Meshell Ndegecello Speaks on Various Music Icons

 

BET sat down with the uber talented Meshell Ndegeocello recently for her quick thoughts on music icons she’s worked with and met. Meshell quietly, humbly, and honestly answers her brief takes on Chaka Khan, John Singleton, Queen Latifah, Prince, and Madonna.

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Exclusive Video: Selah Sue – ‘Covers’ with Maiya Norton

 

Just having released her debut album a couple months back, Selah Sue sat down with us to talk about her journey and her influences that led up to Selah Sue the album. Selah also shared a backstage ritual, a memorable phone call, and a live rooftop performance, amongst other juicy bits. So endearing this young starlet is – so glad we got to catch up!

Giant Step contributor Maiya Norton kicks off this new exclusive video series, Covers, on our Tribeca rooftop. Many thanks to our film man, Rashid Zakat as well.

Be sure to catch Selah on tour supporting Allen Stone and Walk Off The Earth!

Tour Dates
w/ Allen Stone
TUE – 13-NOV – FRENDALE, MI – THE MAGIC BAG
WED – 14-NOV – TORONTO, CANADA – THE OPERA HOUSE

w/ Walk Off The Earth
MON – 26-NOV – SEATTLE, WA – THE SHOWBOX
WED – 28-NOV – PORTLAND, OR – WONDER BALLROOM
THU – 29-NOV – SAN FRANCISCO, CA – THE REGENCY BALLROOM
FRI – 30-NOV – LOS ANGELES, CA – TROUBADOUR
SAT – 01-DEC – SANTA ANA, CA – YOST THEATER

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Video: Anthony David Discusses “Can’t Look Down”

 

The dashing soul singer Anthony David is gearing up to release his new album Love Out Loud on November 13. With it, he’s brought a series of videos counting down to the release, discussing each track, and sharing a snippet of the given song as well. This song, “Can’t Look Down,” is one of the two songs Anthony did not write himself. He shares the story about the inspiration behind the song and the songwriter’s skill in extracting emotion that felt like it was his own. It also happens to be Anthony’s favorite song on the album.

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