Bobby Carter appears in the following:
Monday, January 23, 2017
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Monday, December 05, 2016
Monday, August 15, 2016
Monday, March 28, 2016
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
KING excels at setting a mood. The group's music conjures an all-encompassing, dreamy, Utopian vibe, rather than a mad dash to assemble a who's-who of writers and producers. From the get-go, KING's instant fan base embraced that approach, and that's where the years-long demand for We Are KING took ...
Friday, January 15, 2016
For more than 10 years, fans have been drawn to Dutch singer-songwriter Benny Sings' ability to layer R&B, jazz and pop over hip-hop foundations. While it was only a matter of time before he'd play behind the Tiny Desk, we never expected the performance to be his very first ...
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Rapsody has waited patiently for her time to shine. Through seven solo projects, she's grown as an MC, crafting her own style while developing her thesis in the rap game. True breakthroughs are commonly marked by a pivotal moment, and hers came when she provided the sole rap guest verse ...
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Inara George and Greg Kurstin, the duo who make up The Bird and the Bee, hold enviable positions in the music industry. They've been featured in Apple spots, countless Judd Apatow films, and even a Yo Gabba Gabba episode, so you've almost certainly heard their music even if you may ...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Teedra Moses is a miracle worker. The Crescent City native has managed to remain near and dear to R&B lovers' hearts despite releasing only one studio album in 11 years. A large part of that oversized adoration is due to the tremendous impact and cult appeal of Moses' debut, ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
If there was a loop on TOKiMONSTA's thick kicks, cowbells and keys in the first sixteen seconds of "Surrender," we could leave it there to flourish. But singer/songwriter Gavin Turek quickly hops in the pocket, elevating the song, and cobbling together a dance-floor gem.
They're good company: The sole woman ...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Brooklyn's own Phony Ppl released their brilliant fourth project, Yesterday's Tomorrow at the top of the year, placing themselves in an early slot on many 2015 favorites lists. While the band's sound has matured since 2012, the overtone is still primarily playful and buoyant.
"HelGa" is an ode to the ...
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Sunday, December 21, 2014
If we're being honest, there was no consensus in R&B this year. Not until Black Messiah stepped up to the plate in the 9th inning, i.e. last weekend. Nothing we were all listening to. No one weekend when everybody you know woke up with a smile on their ...
Sunday, November 02, 2014
Saturday, July 05, 2014
While on a world tour to support their fourth album, Love in Flying Colors, The Foreign Exchange stopped by the Tiny Desk to rev up a Friday afternoon. I've followed Phonte Coleman and Nicolay in their 10 years as a band — and it's evident their writing and ...