New Release: Robert Glasper Experiment – ‘Black Radio 2′

 

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Today, Robert Glasper Experiment drops the much awaited Black Radio 2! The project follows up the 2013 Grammy Award winning Black Radio, named Best R&B Album.

Making up the Experiment and the core of the sonic vision are Robert Glasper on keyboards, Derrick Hodge on bass, Mark Colenburg on drums, and Casey Benjamin on vocoder and saxophone. And as expected, the guest vocalists are impressive: Common, Patrick Stump, Brandy, Jill Scott, Dwele, Marsha Ambrosius, Anthony Hamilton, Faith Evans, Norah Jones, Snoop Dogg, Lupe Fiasco, Luke James, Emeli Sandé, Lalah Hathaway, and Malcolm-Jamal Warner. Get a taste of the sounds with the video for “Calls” featuring Jill Scott below!

The tour kicks off today in NYC at Best Buy Theatre with special guests Common and Marsha Ambrosius! Find additional tour dates after the jump.

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Tour dates after the jump

Robert Glasper Experiment ‘Black Radio 2′ Tour Dates

 

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As the Robert Glasper Experiment gears up to release their highly anticipated Black Radio 2 on October 29, they’re setting out on a special string of US tour dates featuring Common and Marsha Ambrosius!

Tour Dates
10/18 – SFJAZZ – San Francisco, CA
10/26 – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI*
10/29 – Best Buy Theater – New York, NY*
11/3 – Birchmere – Alexandria, VA
11/9 – H Town Arena – Houston, TX*
11/14 – Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA*

*Show date w/ Common and Marsha Ambrosius

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New Release: Daley – ‘Alone Together EP’

 

UK singer Daley today releases his new Alone Together EP. Perfectly wrapped up pop sensibility, an easily palatable voice, and nicely picked collaborations will take this young crooner quite far. Above is our favorite single so far, “Remember Me” featuring Jessie J. Below is the video for the title track featuring none other than miss Marsha Ambrosius.

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New Track: Jeff Bradshaw – “Got ‘Til It’s Gone” ft. Marsha Ambrosius & Twyse (Janet Jackson Cover)

 

Trombone sensation Jeff Bradshaw has just released a little appetizer off his upcoming feast of an album, Bone Appetit. And what a tasty little treat it is – a “Got ‘Til It’s Gone” Janet Jackson cover featuring Marsha Ambrosius and Twyse. Click play and you’ll be in an instant nostalgic sway and snap mode.

The two-volume, 20 song collection is full of soulful, jazzy R&B delights and boasts a star-studded cast. Jeff brings on a cast of his many talented friends, including Raheem DeVaughn, Kindred the Family Soul, Maysa Leak, Coko of SWV, PJ Morton, amongst others.

Look out for the album to drop April 24!

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54th Annual Grammy Award Nominations

 

Nominees have been announced for the 2012 Grammys. Of course, we got the assumed contenders like Rihanna, Kanye, Nicki Minaj, Coldplay, Bon Iver, and yeah, Wiz Khalifa. But personally, we are especially excited about several of our prided projects getting nominated this year! And probably not surprising that miss Adele is definitely taking the cake here. Many congratulations to some great artists and musicians! The 54th Grammys will air on Feb 12th. For a full list of the nominees, click here.

Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep – Adele

Album Of The Year
21 – Adele

Song Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep – Adele

Best Pop Solo Performance
Someone Like You – Adele

Best Pop Vocal Album
21 – Adele

Best R&B Performance
Pieces Of Me – Ledisi
Is This Love – Corinne Bailey Rae
Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Good Man – Raphael Saadiq

Best R&B Song
Pieces Of Me – Ledisi
Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius

Best R&B Album
Pieces Of Me – Ledisi
Second Chance – El DeBarge

Best Dance Recording
Call Your Girlfriend – Robyn

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Body Talk, Pt. 3 – Robyn

Best World Music Album
Africa For Africa – Femi Kuti

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
End Of Line (Photek Remix) – Daft Punk

Best Short Form Music Video
Rolling In The Deep – Adele

Best Long Form Music Video
Nine Types Of Light – TV On The Radio

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Tron Legacy – Daft Punk