Nonetheless basking within the glow of his Grammy Award win for Best R&B Album, critically acclaimed musician Robert Glasper made a visitor look on The Late Present hosted by Stephen Colbert. With a full supporting band and featured vocalist Yebba, the musicians delivered a particular efficiency of their observe, “Over” off Glasper’s award-winning album Black Radio III.
Though the observe wasn’t a featured single, (that designation belongs to “Black Superheroes” that includes Killer Mike, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Big KRIT), followers shortly latched on the tune. Yebba’s buttery vocals and Glasper’s masterful expertise on the piano, whereas offering clear sonic steerage for the supporting band, demonstrates simply why he’s so revered. Their efficiency of the observe on The Late Present was nothing lower than spectacular.
Black Radio III, because the title reveals, is the third installment of the musical sequence Glasper started ten years in the past. As an episodic venture, Black Radio blends collectively components of jazz, rap, hip-hop, and R&B a musical tightrope Glasper has walked his whole profession.
When requested in regards to the legacy of the musical sequence, Glasper mentioned, “Black Radio was at all times meant as an ongoing venture, evolving over time, maybe by no means full however anchored in its artistic dedication to celebrating black music,” including, “The supreme version of Black Radio III brings extra new songs which have deeply private which means to me and are too particular to not share with the world.”
Watch the total efficiency above.