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The 13 Juiciest Music Beefs Of 2018

Being online often feels like witnessing a chaotic, nonstop reality TV show. We're given windows into the private lives of everyone we didn't know we…
Julia Gray | December 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Common’s August Greene Project Is A Blissful Middle-Aged Jazz-Rap Jam Session

If you wanted to argue that Common was a corny motherfucker -- an argument that you could make without stretching any bounds of credulity --…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2018 - 11:20 am

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – September 2017

I don't really listen to podcasts. I've never been converted to the format for several reasons. The first of those is that I don't have…
Phil Freeman | September 22, 2017 - 10:08 am

More Robert Glasper stories

Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington, & 9th Wonder Form New Supergroup Dinner Party: Hear “Freeze Tag”

The word "supergroup" has gotten thrown around loosely over the years, and sometimes the collected resumes don't always add up to that distinction. But that…
Ryan Leas | June 25, 2020 - 12:14 am

Stream Robert Glasper’s Star-Studded Fuck Yo Feelings Mixtape

Two days ago, the well-connected, rap-fluent jazz piano great Robert Glasper announced the existence of Fuck Yo Feelings, a new mixtape on which he works…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2019 - 11:36 am

New Robert Glasper Mixtape Out This Week Feat. Yasiin Bey, Denzel Curry, Rapsody, & More

Over the past few years -- since around the time To Pimp A Butterfly came out -- there's been a lot of crossover between the…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2019 - 10:36 am

Watch Sampha Perform With Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, serpentwithfeet, & Kelsey Lu On Corden

If you're gonna be on a late-night show, why not bring your cool friends along with you? That's basically what Sampha did for his appearance…
James Rettig | November 30, 2018 - 9:50 am

Watch Black Star’s Surprise Reunion At Robert Glasper’s Blue Note Residency

Robert Glasper is currently in the middle of a residency at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City, which will total 24 nights…
James Rettig | October 15, 2018 - 1:16 pm

Watch Anderson .Paak Cover Slum Village With Robert Glasper In NYC

Anderson .Paak says his upcoming album Oxnard is "the album I dreamed of making in high school, when I was listening to The Blueprint, the…
Chris DeVille | October 8, 2018 - 12:12 pm

Lauryn Hill Responds To Robert Glasper’s Accusations That She Stole Music And Mistreated Her Band

Earlier this month, Robert Glasper accused Lauryn Hill of stealing music and mistreating her band. He said, "Miseducation was made by great musicians and producers…
Julia Gray | August 27, 2018 - 11:01 pm

Watch August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper, & Karriem Riggins) Cover “Livin’ On A Prayer”

Earlier this year, Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins formed the new supergroup trio August Greene and the rapper, pianist, and drummer released their first…
James Rettig | August 27, 2018 - 1:49 pm

Robert Glasper Accuses Lauryn Hill Of Stealing Music, Mistreating Band

Robert Glasper went in on Lauryn Hill in a recent interview on The Madd Hatta Morning Show in Houston, as XXL points out. The musician…
James Rettig | August 15, 2018 - 2:25 pm

R+R=NOW – “Resting Warrior”

Wynton Marsalis could learn a thing or two from R+R=NOW. For years now, people like pianist Robert Glasper, saxophonist Terrace Martin, and trumpeter Christian Scott…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2018 - 11:39 am

R+R=NOW – “Colors In The Dark”

Earlier this month, Robert Glasper revealed the new supergroup R+R=NOW, made up of Glasper, Terrace Martin Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin, and…
James Rettig | May 18, 2018 - 9:55 am

R+R=NOW – “Change Of Tone”

R+R=NOW is the newly minted Robert Glasper-helmed supergroup featuring Glasper on keys, Terrace Martin on synthesizer and vocoder, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah on trumpet, Derrick…
Julia Gray | May 4, 2018 - 9:05 am

Stream Common, Karriem Riggins, & Robert Glasper’s Debut August Greene Album

Last night, Common was at the Oscars, where he theatrically rapped his Best Original Song nominee "Stand Up For Something," and where he also appeared,…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2018 - 9:37 am