AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Algebra Blessett

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Necessary doses of pan-Africanism: Esperanza Spalding’s “Black Gold”

It’s not too late to take your vitamins. And this. Jazz bass player and bandleader Esperanza Spalding, who defeated Bieber nation last year, takes on school curriculum and Black History Month with the song “Black Gold,” the single from her album “Radio Music Society.” She gets some help from vocalist Algebra Blessett. We’ll forgive the little