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Robert Glasper & Bilal Re-Interpret Miles Davis’ “The Ghetto Walk” (Video)

Last month, Robert Glasper unveiled the first audio glimpse of his Everything’s Beautiful album (May 27). The Jazz musician is bridging the generations on an album inspired by and featuring some works by the late Miles Davis. In a season that looks at the trumpeter's life and times, courtesy of Don... Read more

Phonte & 9th Wonder Reunite On A Robert Glasper Tribute To Miles Davis (Audio)

Robert Glasper's interpretive Miles Davis tribute Everything's Beautiful is just under two months away. The May 27 album already unveiled its first single, the Bilal-featuring "Ghetto Walkin'." Now, "Violets" applies elements of Miles' 1959 Kind Of Blue ("Blue In Green") and delightfully bends it to fit Phonte's narrative in "Violets."... Read more

Robert Glasper & Bilal Rhythmically Glide Over A Miles Davis Horn Sample (Audio)

Always creating, Robert Glasper's upcoming project connects his music to that of late Jazz icon, Miles Davis. Both men have injected a sense of soul, pain, and pride into the music—while reminding the world of Jazz' Black heritage and medium to express the culture. Everything's Beautiful (May 27), Glasper's seventh... Read more

Yasiin Bey & Robert Glasper Perform De La Soul’s Stakes Is High (Video)

Concert-going Heads know, rarely are two Yasiin Bey shows the same. The MC formerly known as mighty Mos Def can do Hip-Hop sets, singing sets, and often weave in Dancehall to his live show—and that's when he's not playing support to Gorillaz, doing Black Star dates, or trying his hand... Read more

Common and Marsha Ambrosious Join Robert Glasper Experiment on the Mesmerizing Song Trust (Audio)

Here's yet another amazing song from Robert Glasper Experiment. This one pairs Marsha Ambrosious and Common. Press play and vibe out to Trust. Related: Robert Glasper Experiment - Calls ft Jill Scott (Video)... Read more

Robert Glasper Experiment – I Stand Alone ft Common & Patrick Stump (of Fall Out Boy)

Robert Glasper puts together Common and Patrick Stump from Fall Out Boy on his latest release. The combination may sound unlikely on paper but it makes for beautiful music. Here's I Stand Alone. Related: Terrace Martin – No Wrong, No Right ft Robert Glasper & James Fauntleroy (Video)... Read more