Bobby Carter appears in the following:
Thursday, August 08, 2019
While Ty Dolla $ign visited NPR to record his own Tiny Desk concert, he also performed a special tribute to his friend, the late Mac Miller.
Friday, June 28, 2019
Our list for this week's best new albums includes a solo release from Thom Yorke, the return of garage rock stalwarts They Black Keys, a new project from Freddie Gibbs and Madlib and more.
Monday, April 29, 2019
Toro y Moi loses the voice processing, synths and other heavy effects for a stripped-down acoustic set at the Tiny Desk.
Monday, April 08, 2019
The R&B singer from Los Angeles is all about showing and spreading love.
Monday, March 04, 2019
The Brooklynites stand out for their inventive and seamless blend of jazz, R&B and hip-hop.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
You've heard the Dutch pop and R&B singer's music before and probably didn't know it. Now, he makes a perfectly timed bid for stardom.
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Our list of the year's best hip-hop is an encapsulation of a year awash in trolls and tabloid fodder, grief and grit and escapist fantasy, and also an attempt to extract meaning from the chaos.
Saturday, December 22, 2018
These are NPR Music's picks for the top 10 R&B projects — not restricted by gender — that are leading the vanguard. Remember their names and watch the throne.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The singer stuns in her second appearance at the Tiny Desk, showcasing not only her vocal mastery, but her skills as a captivating multi-instrumentalist.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The 26-year-old, who died Sept. 7, will not be remembered as a drug-addled entertainer, but as an ever-evolving maker of music who supported those coming up behind him.
Monday, August 06, 2018
Mac Miller reflects on his journey's peaks and valleys in a boisterous set of songs from Swimming, featuring special guest Thundercat on "What's the Use?"
Monday, June 04, 2018
Watch the R&B star-in-the-making perform three songs, including a guest appearance by H.E.R.
Friday, June 01, 2018
This 22-year-old Brit has soul for days.
Friday, April 27, 2018
After an impressive debut album with 2017's Jardín, the R&B and funk aficionado returns with new sounds.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Tuxedo, the unlikely-on-paper funk-soul duo of Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One, brought a left-of-center sonic approach and a sharp sense of style to their Tiny Desk Concert.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Ladi6 takes everything that was great about '90s soul music and updates it, sprinkling cosmic effects and big synths throughout.
Friday, May 26, 2017
Gabriel Garzón-Montano spent three years writing and recording his beautiful, dense album Jardin -- but for his Tiny Desk visit, he stripped it all down to two elements, the piano and his voice.
Monday, April 03, 2017
The power of language to penetrate a difficult subject, and the power of performance to share that language, are the gifts Noname brought to the Tiny Desk.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
A Tiny Desk Concert as intimate as it gets (that's saying something). Just Sampha, a piano and three heart-wrenching songs that seem to double as coping mechanisms.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The rapper/singer storms the NPR Music offices, activating his signature smile and bouncing through five highlights from his catalog — including the smash single "Broccoli."