ROBERT GLASPER EXPERIMENT – Black Radio (Deluxe Edition) - New 2CD

ROBERT GLASPER EXPERIMENT – Black Radio (Deluxe Edition) - New 2CD

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Format: New 2CD Label: Decca (UMO) / Jazz / Blue Note Cat. No. 4596903 Barcode: 00602445969036 Released: 28.10.2022


Robert Glasper is a premiere example of musical aptitude and a proven champion of Black music - boasting nine Grammy nominations and four wins for Best R&B Album, Best R&B Song, Best Traditional R&B Performance, and Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, and an Emmy Award for his song for Ava Duvernay’s critically hailed documentary “13th” with Common and Karriem Riggins. The 43-year old Houston native has a rich history contributing his artistry across both music and film, all the while carrying a consistent cultural message. In 2012, Glasper delivered his album Black Radio that hit the scene as the first album in history to debut in the top 10 of 4 different genre charts simultaneously: Hip Hop R&B, Urban Contemporary, Jazz and Contemporary Jazz. The feat was then repeated by Black Radio 2. The ongoing Black Radio series has since become Glasper’s calling card, upholding a place at the heart of a trailblazing community: from long-time sonic brothers Mos Def and Bilal, to legends including Ledisi, Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West, Jill Scott, and Erykah Badu.

Black Radio and Black Radio II are landmark albums that have shaped the genres of jazz, hip hop and r&b for the past decade. Direct lines can be drawn to Kamasi Washington, Thundercat, Kendrick Lamar, and black music writ large.

For Black Radio III, 4-time grammy winner Robert Glasper cements his legacy as producer, curator and cultural icon. These collaborations range from the most powerful voices in contemporary black music (Killer Mike, ty dolla $ign, D Smoke, PJ Morton) to the most important lyricists and performers of the past 30 years (Jennifer Hudson, Ledisi, Common, Gregory Porter, Musiq Soulchild, India.Arie)

Black Radio III is also a statement for these times. It is Glasper’s most direct statement of the frustration and opportunity of a world disrupted by social change. It is at once beautiful, powerful and innovative.

1.                   Lift Off / Mic Check feat. Shafiq Husayn

2.                   Afro Blue feat. Erykah Badu

3.                   Cherish The Day feat. Lalah Hathaway

4.                   Always Shine feat. Lupe Fiasco and Bilal

5.                   Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.) feat. Ledisi

6.                   Move Love feat. King

7.                   Ah Yeah feat. Musiq Soulchild & Chrisette Michele

8.                   The Consequences Of Jealousy feat. Meshell Ndegeocello

9.                   Why Do We Try feat. Stokley

10.                Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey

11.                Letter To Hermione feat. Bilal

12.                Smells Like Teen Spirit

13.                Twice

14.                A Love Supreme

15.                Fever feat. Hindi Zahra

16.                Afro Blue feat. Erykah Badu (9th Wonder's Blue Light Basement Remix)

17.                Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey (Pete Rock Remix)

18.                Twice (?uestlove's Twice Baked Remix feat. Solange Knowles & The Roots)

19.                The Consequences Of Jealousy (Georgia Anne Muldrow's Sassy Geemix)

20.                Letter To Hermione feat. Bilal (Robert Glasper And Jewels Remix feat. Black Milk)

21.                Dillalude #2