—The immensely talented Robert Glasper returns with his new album entitled Black Radio. Glasper has a buffet of guest appearances featuring Lupe Fiasco, Bilal, Erykah Badu and the artist formerly known as Mos Def, Yasiin Bey.
Robert Glasper believes there’s an etiquette to this thing called music. With Black Radio, Glasper uses jazz as the pulse but ventures into other categories of music, successfully fusing multiple elements from your favorite genres into his musical vein. This is exemplified on “Black Radio” which features Yasiin Bey. Showcasing Yasiin Bey’s potent lyrical abilities which are beautifully juxtaposed to the Robert Glasper Experiment’s sound, and you have the makings of an uplifting composition.
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