Today is the anniversary of Prince‘s death and 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 not so […]

BET delivered on their promise to rightly honor the Purple One

Kendrick Lamar can do no harm in my opinion. He’s been bringing everything that’s been missing from the hip-hop world to the forefront. He rhymes about things with substance and still is looked at as cool when he does it. I’m feeling “These Walls” because it has a lil soul intertwined in it. I grew […]

VIEWERS DISCRETION ADVISED FOR EXPLICIT LANGUAGE.   Check out Kendrick Lamar’s new video “These Walls” featuring Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat.  “These Walls’ is one of the funniest videos I have seen in a while and it’s jamming.  Let me know what you think of it by voting on the poll below and thank ya!

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”…

R&B, Soul, and Jazz music will be brought to the forefront in Durham, NC the weekend of April 25-26 at the Art of Cool Music…

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 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 […]


Bilal Oliver is the sh*t. Okay, now that we got that out of the way, let’s get on to Mr. Oliver’s latest musical offering, a live in-studio jam session of Gloria Jones’ 1964 song “Tainted Love,” later made popular by synth-pop group Soft Cell in 1981.


Cee Lo Green‘s “Bodies” is one of our favorite tracks from Green’s latest album, The Lady Killer.  The dramatic slow jam gets an animated video directed by Mikael Colombu and features “appearances” from Kerry Washington, Janelle Monae, Raphael Saadiq, Common, Bilal, and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld.


Bilal‘s latest video from his Airtight’s Revenge album is for “Levels,” one of the album’s true highlights.  The video, directed by producer Flying Lotus, is a space cadet’s fantasy and features some of The Urban Daily’s favorite musical space cadets, Erykah Badu and Shafiq Husayn of Sa-Ra.