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Kendrick Lamar surprised fans at a Bilal and Adrian Younge show in Los Angeles with a new song and performance. The track, “Money Over Love”…

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R&B, Soul, and Jazz music will be brought to the forefront in Durham, NC the weekend of April 25-26 at the Art of Cool Music…

We have woken up to some trying times in this country of ours and some morning inspiration just may be needed.  R&B singer Bilal has released…

Jazzy R&B diva Chrisette Michele has been focusing her time on her forthcoming mixtape Audrey Hepburn: An Audiovisual Presentation. The latest release from it is…

Bilal Oliver is the sh*t. Okay, now that we got that out of the way, let’s get on to Mr. Oliver’s latest musical offering, a live in-studio jam session of Gloria Jones’ 1964 song “Tainted Love,” later made popular by synth-pop group Soft Cell in 1981.

Cee Lo Green‘s “Bodies” is one of our favorite tracks from Green’s latest album, The Lady Killer.  The dramatic slow jam gets an animated video directed by Mikael Colombu and features “appearances” from Kerry Washington, Janelle Monae, Raphael Saadiq, Common, Bilal, and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld.

Bilal‘s latest video from his Airtight’s Revenge album is for “Levels,” one of the album’s true highlights.  The video, directed by producer Flying Lotus, is a space cadet’s fantasy and features some of The Urban Daily’s favorite musical space cadets, Erykah Badu and Shafiq Husayn of Sa-Ra.

Naughty By Nature just dropped a video for their brand new single “Flags” featuring Jaheim and Bilal.

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As years for music go 2010 ended up pretty damn good. I personally plunked down my hard earned money for at least ten CDs in this calendar year, partially out of a sense of obligation but mostly because there was that much good music out. Much of it flew below the radar but some of […]

Bilal’s hiatus from releasing albums finally came to an end late this summer with the release of Airtight’s Revenge, his first album since 1999’s 1st Born Second.