Video: Robert Glasper – ‘Black Radio’ Preview


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You’ve already gotten to hear a couple tracks off Robert Glasper’s upcoming Black Radio project, but you want more. Here it is.

This EPK filmed and produced by our friends at Frolab shows an intimate look at the recording process of Black Radio, gives you a peek to several song snippets, and interviews Robert on the unique recording process and his take on the project itself.

Really really great piece. And the anticipation continues…

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New Tracks: Robert Glasper With Musiq, Chrisette Michele, & KING + MP3


So you’ve seen the swoon-worthy tracklist for Robert Glasper’s fast approaching Black Radio album. You’re having heart palpitations damn near every day in anticipation – we already know. And we got you.

For starters, the first official single from the album is available today! “Ah Yeah” features the illustrious Musiq Soulchild and Christte Michele, and is worthy of spine tingles that might not stop.

This little gem is available for purchase at the links below. For those looking for a peek of the “free” variety, there is hope. You can cop “Move Love” featuring KING for free by signing up for Robert’s mailing list on his website.

February 28th is the day folks – hang tight! We assure you, it’s beyond words.

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Robert Glasper to Release ‘Black Radio’ + Tracklisting


The ever astute genre bender Robert Glasper will be releasing his forthcoming album with his equally intoxicating band, the Robert Glasper Experiment. Called Black Radio, the project will release on February 28th and includes an all star list of features that frankly is making us feel a little faint.

Prepare yourself for an unparalleled mix of jazz, hip hop, R&B and rock, with appearances from Erykah Badu, Bilal, Lupe Fiasco, Lalah Hathaway, Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra), KING, Ledisi, Chrisette Michele, Mos Def, Musiq Soulchild, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Stokley Williams (Mint Condition).

Black Radio will be the first full-length album from the Grammy-nominated keyboardist’s dynamic band; saxophonist Casey Benjamin, bassist Derrick Hodge, and drummer Chris Dave have come together show after show and blown away thousands with their ridiculously wondrous performances and now to have something we can take home? We almost can’t take it.

01 Lift Off/Mic Check (featuring Shafiq Husayn)
02 Afro Blue (featuring Erykah Badu)
03 Cherish The Day (featuring Lalah Hathaway)
04 Always Shine (featuring Lupe Fiasco & Bilal)
05 Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.) (featuring Ledisi)
06 Move Love (featuring KING)
07 Ah Yeah (featuring Musiq Soulchild & Chrisette Michele)
08 Consequence Of Jealousy (featuring Meshell Ndegeocello)
09 Why Do We Try (featuring Stokley Williams)
10 Black Radio (featuring Mos Def)
11 Letter to Hermoine (featuring Bilal)
12 Smells Like Teen Spirit

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NYC: The RPM Show feat. Robert Glasper & Pharoahe Monch + Guests – Aug 30


In celebration of the soon to be released film, Revolutions Per Minute (RPM), Robert Glasper and Pharoahe Monch will be headlining a free show on Tuesday, August 30th at Drom. Other performances will include Brooklyn experimental duo Live Footage and B Young. Finally, you’ll also get to catch an art exhibit by Samir Arghandwall.

As you might guess, the Glasper and Monch are involved with the film’s soundtrack. Legendary hip-hop producer, Nottz, has also contributed original music to the soundtrack. Not sounding too shabby at all.

Event Details
The RPM Show ft. Robert Glasper & Pharoahe Monch
Tuesday, August 30th
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

85 Avenue A (btw 5th and 6th)
New York, New York

Free w/ RSVP

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New Track: KING – “Supernatural” (Mark de Clive-Lowe Remix)


Mark de Clive-Lowe has sped up the popular KING track, “Supernatural,” with his remix that dropped just last night. We wouldn’t mind at all if we heard this one a dancefloor nearby – great stuff.

Also, according to MdCL’s SoundCloud comments, KING’s album is in the works and they will also be featured on Robert Glasper’s forthcoming album. Woo!

KING – Supernatural (MdCL RMX) by mashibeats

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