Keyboardist Robert Glasper (and his three bandmates who make up the Robert Glasper Experiment) might be the only act remaining who can garner pop attention while offering a sound that has at least a pinky toe in jazz. With 2012′s Black Radio, the Experiment managed to successfully integrate the worlds of jazz and R&B like no one has been able to do in maybe two decades. Featuring a who’s who of soul and hip-hop luminaries, Black Radio deservedly won the [...]
The Geto Boys are among the soul and rap artists profiled in this season of UnSung, which kicks off tonight.
The Arcade Fire follow up their Grammy winning smash, and more…in this week’s new release column.
The Robert Glasper Experiment is joined by Norah Jones for another slice of tasty soulfulness from ‘Black Radio 2.”
Somebody say “ooh yeah!”
Something tells me that 55 year old Prince Rogers Nelson still has the libido of a 27 year old. His new “Breakfast Can Wait” video certainly oozes sex, and in a significantly more impure version than I think his Jehovah’s Witness faith might allow. Of course, Prince himself isn’t actually in the video. A series of sexy dancers (see what I did there) trade moves in the clip, while a female Prince impersonator lovingly fingers a guitar. It’s light and [...]
Janelle and Miguel have a treat for you.
The most unlikely demolition crew EVER.
Gonzo considers the motivational message of Sly and the Family Stone’s “You Can Make it if You Try” as a means to push through highly stressful periods.
R&B diva Chante Moore returns with a soulful new album.
The ever-soulful Foreign Exchange previews their upcoming fourth album with a double banger.