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[youtube id=”zXoyaIljImU”] Esperanza Spalding has scored and starred in Allie Avital’s film about a young woman who dangerously pursues a firefighter. The short is part of Ray-Ban’s film series and comes not long after the release of Spalding’ s Emily’s D+ Evolution. Related posts: Media Questions Of The Week FunkJazzContinue Reading

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Afropunk’s No Trumpism mixtape is a response to the current U.S. Presidential election and the cult of personality being built around Republican candidate Donald Trump. The music is a mix of rough rock with songs from Esperanza Spalding, Funkadelic and more. Related posts: Afropunk Fest Adds Living Colour, White Mandingos,Continue Reading

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[youtube id=”OL-aRjjyQpo”] Esperanza Spalding performed her fusion-oriented Emily D+ Evolution project last week at the BRIC house in Brooklyn. Spalding’s stage show for her current album has incorporated theatre, new choreography and three backup singers. NPR Music Front Row streamed the show as part of their First Listen Live series.Continue Reading

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[youtube id=”bGqmoWH-t1c”] Esperanza Spalding’s official video for “One” is a spinning trip of flowers, dim lights, long braids and drama. Her Emily D+Evolution album comes out March 4th but you can pre-order it now. Related posts: Esperanza Spalding-Radio Song Esperanza Spalding-Radio Song (Live On Letterman) Esperanza Spalding-I Know You KnowContinue Reading

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