'Black Radio,' Robert Glasper Experiment's new CD, is proof that Glasper has his feet in two worlds. He loves so-called "pure" jazz and he's a hip-hop head who's got Yasiin Bey, Bilal, and Lupe Fiasco on speed-dial.
JR is currently hitting Los Angeles, pasting his massive photographs around the city as part of "The Wrinkles of the City" project that he began last year.
Santigold's new album cover features Kehinde Wiley art and the singer in various get-ups—from b-girl equestrian to dead-eye Don to twin ride-or-die glamazons.
With a new video and two albums in line, Death Grips, the Sacramento-based avant hip-hop/punk trio, is ready to smack you with a major label sonic assault.
As part of his forthcoming Top 40 Underdogs project, Bey has released a video for "N*ggas In Poorest," his revamped version of Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Niggas In Paris" single from their Watch the Throne CD.
Michael Kiwanuka has one of those voices that just sounds overstuffed with old-soul emotion. His collaboration with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys is a natural fit.
One video is a trippy, kaleidoscopic ride featuring Jay-Z and Kanye West in concert. The other clip stars hoodied vandals truly going guerrillas...tagging up Paris. Which one do you like better?