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They say it all started with a bang — and that it did on the Revive Stage at NYC’s 2016 Winter Jazzfest. By only 7 keep reading »

We’re pleased to announce our annual stage at the 2016 NYC Winter Jazzfest feat. KING, Terrace Martin, Lakecia Benjamin, Mark de Clive-Lowe’s CHURCH, Sarah Vaughan with Clifford keep reading »

KING, the brainchild of twins Paris & Amber Strother and their ‘musical sister’ Anita Bias, is back at it again. The group, whose 2011 EP The Story gained critical mainstream attention, has announced that their debut album, We Are KING, will be released February 6th, 2016.

On Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th Durham, North Carolina was the central place for all things cool in the world of eclectic soul and keep reading »

Check out some exclusive footage from the making of the Robert Glasper Experiment’s upcoming release Black Radio. As more and more footage emerges it has become evident this has the potential to be one of the most influential albums of recent memory. Watch as RCDC interacts with Yasiin Bey, Bilal, KING, Musiq Soulchild, and more with some clips of never-before-heard tracks from the album. Enjoy and pass along!

From the manor in which esteemed industry veteran Don Was, the newly minted Chief Creative Officer of Blue Note Records, addressed the crowd of select industry types at New York City’s venerable Electric Lady Studios last week, it was evident that he was about to introduce a truly unique work of sonic art. “To do something new, something that’s never been heard before. That’s real hard to do,” Was remarked. “This is an album that really holds true to that aesthetic. It’s going to change the way people make records.” The album in question is piano virtuoso Robert Glasper’s upcoming fifth album Black Radio due out on Blue Note Records February 28, 2012 .

Check out a link to Gilles Peterson’s radio broadcast that aired on Wednesday, Nov. 9th on BBC Radio with a sneak peak of a new Robert Glasper tune called “Move Love” featuring KING from their new record called Black Radio. It will be coming out Feb. 28th on Blue Note Records.

The Robert Glasper Experiment has announced that they will release their upcoming album entitled Black Radio on February 28, 2012. Thus far what we know about the album is that Glasper and his experimental-music mongers Casey Benjamin, Derrick Hodge, and Chris “Daddy” Dave will be joined by a slew of exciting guest performers including Erykah Badu, Bilal, Lupe Fiasco, Lalah Hathaway, Shafiq Husayn, KING, Ledisi, Chrisette Michele, Mos Def, Musiq Soulchild,Meshell Ndegeocello, and Stokley Williams. Forget what you thought you knew about the Experiment; this album is sure to bring the music to a new level.

It is popular for artists to say that their music defies genre labels. They insist that their music exists separate from simplified categories such as: hip hop, country, or R&B. Contrary to that trend jazz pianist Robert Glasper does not shy away from his jazz roots and affiliation. Over the last decade Glasper has developed a unique sound that has allowed him to perform with everyone from soul singer Maxwell to pop star Kanye West.

This Saturday 6/25, KING will be performing with Lee Fields at Summerstage in a free concert. Fresh off of opening for Prince at the Forum, KING, comprised of Paris and Amber Strother and Anita Bias will continue their momentum with fellow rising soul singer Lee Fields.