Ms. Lauryn Hill decided to share some thoughts on all of the talk surrounding her late shows and many of the very pointed and incendiary comments and opinions shared by Robert Glasper earlier this month.
If you have 12 minutes to spare today, Lauryn Hill has written a 3,000 word soliloquy addressing allegations that fellow musician Robert Glasper made about her in an interview earlier this month. Some of the allegations made by Glasper include plagiarism, and claims that she treated her band like crap during her 2008…
A horn riff. A thump of the bass. A tinkle of the keys followed by the “boom-bap” of the drums. These sounds are the hallmarks of legendary jazz label Blue Note Records, which was the first recording showcase of talents like Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk and many more who would go on to be jazz legends.
It was the blackest, most brilliant and beautiful evening I’ve spent in a long time—which is a pretty high bar, since I work, live and play with brilliant, beautiful black people every day.