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Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Friday Music Bonus Edition

Niagass comments on Senegal’s president Wade’s running for another term: We’ve been listening to Robert Glasper’s new album since it came out and we think you should too. He played ‘Always Shine’ with Lupe Fiasco and Bilal on Letterman this week:

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Music Break. Friday Bonus Edition, N°2

An eclectic one. Ethiopian and Ivorian pop, Philly neo soul, Swedish and South African rap and Brazilian jazz. Philadelphia neo soul keeps it topical. One thing we could not figure out: Bilal–half breaking with the dress code...

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Music Break

First Donny Hathaway, now Bob Marley. One of my favorite singers, Bilal–fresh from taking on Donny Hathaway’s “Someday We’ll All be Free“–also tries his hand at remaking Bob Marley’s “Is This Love?.” He is accompanied by The...

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

‘Someday We’ll All Be Free’

I first saw this video this summer when it was posted online. I love the swing treatment given to Donny Hathaway’s 1973 song by The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble and singer Bilal, Recorded live in Los Angeles, June...

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Timeless

This blog does not waste any opportunities to post visuals of Mulatu Astatke performing. Via Mochilla, where there is a lot of other videos of our favorite artists like Bilal and Jackson Conti.