As we come up on the anniversary of Prince‘s death, many people around the world are still mourning the icon’s untimely passing. In a week that is sure to be filled with purple-themed parties, we at Global Grind recall some of the best tributes following the passing of the GOAT — as well as the […]

BET delivered on their promise to rightly honor the Purple One.

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” isn’t on his latest album, To Pimp a Butterfly, but you can check the minute-long snippet below.   MORE LINKS ON THE URBAN DAILY Robert Glasper On The Making Of Kendrick […]

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 a video to his song “Butterfly” from his latest project, “A Love Surreal.” The ever melodic Robert Glasper is on the black and whites as Bilal implores us to “spread […]

Bilal’s new album “A Love Surreal” will be in stores February 26, 2013. In this intimate clip he talks about the evolution of his recording process and how he has altered his approach to making music. “I went into this album with the idea that I was only going to do an EP of five […]

Philly soul singer Bilal is putting the finishing touches on his upcoming album A Love Surreal. With the release date being a little over a month away, Bilal is finally unveiling the cover to the album. Inspired by the surrealist artist Salvador Dali, Bilal’s cover was shot by famed photographer Marc Baptiste. Their intention was […]

Philadelphia soul man Bilal is your favorite rapper’s favorite soul singer. While the left-of-center jazz man has collaborated with many of today’s biggest stars like Beyonce, Erykah Badu, and Jay-Z, he remains largely unrecognized in mainstream circles. After dropping 2010’s critically acclaimed album Airtight’s Revenge, Bilal Oliver is back with his fourth project A Love […]

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 the Bilal and Dunson featured song “Can The Cool Be Loved?” The video is shot in black and white and finds Chrisette recreating a few of Audrey Hepburn’s iconic photo […]

A few weeks ago Bilal Oliver released a video to the song, “Little Ones” a loving ode to his sons that appears on his latest album, Airtight’s Revenge. Bilal used the accompanying video as an opportunity to address an issue that is dear to his heart, Autism. His oldest son Bashir was diagnosed with the […]

In 2010 Bilal Oliver lead the Walk Now for Autism Speaks on the National Mall.  The R&B singer was motivated by personal experience, since his oldest son is autistic. Now he has presented the video to “Little One” from his latest album Airtight’s Revenge. The clip is a very personal and powerful mini-movie to help […]

Bilal‘s 2006 album, Love For Sale, may have never been released, but Bilal went back to it to film a video for “Sorrow, Tears & Blood,” a cover of Fela Kuti‘s song, featuring Common.

Bilal and a host of other musicians filmed a video for their D'Angelo-on-an-awesomely-bad-acid-trip live rendition of Gloria Jones' "Tainted Love."