Robert Glasper is a Grammy award-winning pianist, producer and songwriter. He’s worked with some of the biggest names in hip-hop from Kanye West to Common.
Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly features some of his outstanding keyboard work. He’s also collaborated with artists like Herbie Hancock, Kaytranda, and the late J Dilla.
To date, he’s earned three grammy awards and is up for another two this year – best R&B song for Better Than I Imagined, and best R&B Album for, F–k Yo Feelings.
Black Radio is a record that blends jazz, R&B and hip-hop in an elegant, effortless way. It features guest vocals from Erykah Badu, Yasiin Bey, and Bilal.
Robert Glasper reflects on his longtime friendship and most memorable collaborations with Bilal. He also dives into the evolution of jazz , and how he sees himself in that world. And if you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to party with Ludacris in Atlanta – he has the answer.
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Bullseye is a celebration of the best of arts and culture in public radio form. Host Jesse Thorn sifts the wheat from the chaff to bring you in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary minds in our culture.
Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney’s, which called it “the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world.” Since April 2013, the show has been distributed by NPR.
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