Jazz pianist Robert Glasper recruits Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Bilal, Illa J, Phonte, and others on "Everything's Beautiful."
Robert Glasper is arguably the most important modern artist since J Dilla as far as bridging the gap between hip hop and jazz (you could also make a case for the Brainfeeder collective) His newest project, Everything's Beautiful, reimagines 11 Miles Davis tunes for the modern era. Features include Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Bilal, Illa J, Phonte, KING, Hiatus Kaiyote, Laura Mvula, Phonte, Illa J, Georgia Anne Muldrow, and others. Glasper possess technical virtuosity and deft touch. You know this is gonna be sublime.
Buy Everything's Beautiful on iTunes and stream it below via Spotify.