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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

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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

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

Watch August Greene Play Unreleased Songs At Tiny Desk Concert

Next month, we'll finally get to hear the self-titled debut from August Greene, the new supergroup trio that features Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins.
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2018 - 1:33 pm

August Greene – “Black Kennedy”

August Greene is the new supergroup trio of rapper Common, pianist Robert Glasper, and drummer Karriem Riggins, all of whom have spent time at the…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2018 - 1:42 pm

August Greene – “Optimistic” (Feat. Brandy) Video

There's an intriguing new pan-genre supergroup out there in the world. August Greene is the trio of rapper Common, pianist Robert Glasper, and drummer Karriem…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2018 - 11:18 am

August Greene – “Optimistic” (Feat. Brandy)

Renowned hip-hop artist and actor Common, drummer Karriem Riggins, and pianist Robert Glasper are set to release their first album under the moniker August Greene…
Julia Gray | January 18, 2018 - 12:24 pm
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