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Common gave an NPR Tiny Desk Concert at the White House yesterday with a six-piece band including Robert Glasper, Karriem Riggins and Bilal. The mini-show took place during the first White House’s South By South Lawn day festival featuring music, art and technology. Common performed “I Used To Love H.E.R.,”Continue Reading

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[youtube id=”vWS23klR1Oo”] Bilal reprises his BET performance of Prince’s “The Beautiful Ones” with The Revolution at the First Avenue club in Minneapolis. The Revolution is currently performing tribute concerts for their late leader Prince and Bilal has just as much emotion in this performance as has he had at theContinue Reading

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The 2016 BET Awards gave Prince a lot of love last night with tributes throughout the show. Stevie Wonder sang “Take Me With U” with Tori Kelly before Jennifer Hudson’s church performance of “Purple Reign” had many people in tears. Maxwell shared his new single “Lake By The Ocean” beforeContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”ZwJIiDKOJns”] Robert Glasper’s Everything’s Beautiful is his rearranging of select songs from Miles Davis’ catalog with a bunch of contemporary artists including Phonte, Erykah Badu and Illa J. “Ghetto Walkin’” features Bilal on vocals and comes with an animated video of someone walking through urban streets at night. Everything’s BeautifulContinue Reading

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