On this week’s episode of The R&B Money Podcast, Tank and J Valentine sit down with the extraordinary Robert Glasper for an eye-opening look at his musical journey.
Robert shares incredible stories of his meteoric rise as a teen musical phenomenon, including backing up famous artists before even graduating high school. Glasper reminisces about the challenges of breaking through in jazz and R&B, as he shares tales of disastrous gigs, backstage drama, and wild nights over his decades-long career. He also argues passionately for greater recognition of Black artists in these genres by the music establishment.
Glasper offers insight into how some of his Grammy-winning albums came together through impromptu collaborations with legends like Bilal and Prince.From the church piano to studio sessions with icons, Glasper gives listeners a backstage pass into his world. For music fans and aspiring artists alike, this episode is a masterclass in creativity, resilience, and sustaining a genre-bending career.
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