Bobby Carter

Bobby Carter appears in the following:

Usher: Tiny Desk Concert

Thursday, June 30, 2022

The R&B goliath caps off our Black Music Month celebration, highlighting a catalog chock-full of hits spanning 25 years.


Larry June: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Larry June is the indie-rap hustle personified. Though the Bay Area emcee has a prodigious output, his (home) concert reflects the comfortable, laid-back tone of his records.


Curren$y: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

The New Orleans rapper gives a performance that features three key elements that make him who he is: cars, weed and, of course, music.


Lucky Daye, R&B poet, levels up

Saturday, April 09, 2022

Lucky Daye marries contemporary and classic R&B on the expansive Candydrip. "It meant everything to everybody," he says, including album producer D'Mile and engineer John Kercy.


Tiny Desk Meets SXSW: Maxo Kream

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Backed by a live band, the Houston rapper performs a set that highlights the incredibly complex puzzle of his life.


Rex Orange County (feat. Tyler, the Creator), 'OPEN A WINDOW'

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

The songwriting on Rex Orange County's latest single, "OPEN A WINDOW," reminds producer Bobby Carter of a time when we weren't allowed to leave our homes and even an open window seemed like freedom.


Patti Labelle: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

From a backstage corner of a concert hall in Austin, Texas, the Godmother of Soul performs hits from across the many chapters of her fabulous career.


Lucky Daye (feat. Lil Durk), 'NWA'

Friday, February 18, 2022

We've never heard Lucky Daye in this lane, but he feels right at home on the third single from Candydrip.


El DeBarge: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Friday, February 04, 2022

The torchbearer for the DeBarge family plays a few of his R&B standards from a cozy home studio.


Amber Mark: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Monday, January 31, 2022

In celebration of her stunning debut album, Three Dimensions Deep, the singer-songwriter and producer plays a deeply intimate Tiny Desk home concert.


Cordae: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Friday, January 14, 2022

The DMV-bred emcee's Tiny Desk home concert is a charismatic combo of fan favorites and cuts from his new album, From a Birds Eye View.


NPR's Bobby Carter on why a 2020 song should be included on 2021's best music lists

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

One of the biggest songs of 2021 was technically released in 2020 — so it can't be included on lists of the year's best music. NPR's Bobby Carter shouts out the song "Essence" by Wizkid.


Insecure Takeover Part 2: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Friday, December 17, 2021

Three ladies featured on the latest Insecure soundtrack perform a Tiny Desk home concert from Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen in Inglewood, California.


Tems: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, November 04, 2021

Adorning hues that recall the title of her latest EP, If Orange Was a Place, the Nigerian singer performs a Tiny Desk home concert from an elegant performance space in Lagos.


Ed Sheeran: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Ed Sheeran performs a Tiny Desk (home) concert surrounded by bookshelves and a host of world-class musicians.


Yebba: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

The Memphis singer-songwriter reworks songs from her debut album, Dawn, from a room inside Electric Lady Studios


Little Simz: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The London rapper performs songs from her new album Sometimes I Might Be Introvert from a living room dropped inside a void.


Baby Keem (Feat. Kendrick Lamar), 'family ties'

Friday, August 27, 2021

After firing a few warning shots over the past year and change, Baby Keem has dropped a missile by the name of "family ties" — with some help from his big cousin, Kendrick Lamar.


India Shawn, 'Don't Play With My Heart'

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Shawn's latest single and its video are '70s nostalgia at its finest, with a stank-face-inducing bassline provided by D'Mile.


The Isley Brothers: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Ronald and Ernie Isley broadcast from their St. Louis, Mo. studio to share four classics from the Isley Brothers' legendary catalog.