Watch The Roots & Bilal’s Tiny Desk Concert at NPR

Monday, October 30th, 2017

The Roots participate in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series with an epic 12-minute performance of “It Ain’t Fair,” the track they recorded for the soundtrack to the film Detroit. Track collaborator Bilal also appears to perform his contribution.

Watch below.

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The Roots ft. Bilal – It Ain’t Fair (Live on Fallon)

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Last night, The Roots were joined by Bilal for a performance of their powerful track “It Ain’t Fair,” from the soundtrack to the new film Detroit, on The Tonight Show. Watch their epic performance, complete with backing by a live string and horns section, above.

Previously: The Roots ft. Bilal – It Ain’t Fair

Keyon Harrold ft. Bilal & Big K.R.I.T – Stay This Way

Monday, January 9th, 2017

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Trumpeter Keyon Harrold taps Bilal and Big K.R.I.T for “Stay This Way”, which he is releasing ahead of the start of his residency tomorrow night at Blue Note in NYC.

Listen below.

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Video: Bilal ft. Big K.R.I.T – Pleasure Toy

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

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After a couple of stellar appearances on the new Common album, Bilal drops a new visual for his Big K.R.I.T featured track “Pleasure Toy”, which was produced by Adrian Younge and appears on the In Another Life LP.

Previously: Common ft. Bilal – Joy & Peace

Common ft. Bilal – Joy & Peace

Friday, October 21st, 2016

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The second Bilal collaboration to be shared from Common’s new album Black America Again, “Joy & Peace”, is short but sweet and I’d say the pair are two for two after yesterday’s release of “Home”.

Listen below.

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Video: Slum Village ft. Bilal & Illa J – Love Is

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Off that new SV album YES!, produced by J Dilla with additional contributions from Young RJ.

Previously: MoSS ft. Slum Village – Boombastic (Video)

Video: Bilal ft. Kendrick Lamar – Money Over Love

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Kendrick does not appear, but still worth a watch. Bilal’s new album In Another Life is out now.

Previously: Bilal ft. Big K.R.I.T. – Pleasure Toy | Kendrick Lamar – Alright (Video)

Bilal ft. Kendrick Lamar – Money Over Love

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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Here is the full and CDQ version of Bilal and Kendrick Lamar’s collaborative effort “Money Over Love”. Bilal’s new album In Another Life drops June 30th.

Listen below.

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Bilal ft. Big K.R.I.T. – Pleasure Toy

Monday, June 15th, 2015

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Following the leak of his Kendrick Lamar assisted cut “Money Over Love”, Bilal gives CoS the go ahead to share “Pleasure Toy” featuring Big K.R.I.T. over a track by Adrian Younge.

The new album, In Another Life, drops June 30th.

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Previously: Bilal ft. Kendrick Lamar – Money Over Love (Preview)

Bilal ft. Kendrick Lamar – Money Over Love (Preview)

Monday, June 15th, 2015

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Last night on his BBC Radio 6 show, Giles Peterson played an extended preview of a new Bilal track called “Money Over Love” featuring Kendrick Lamar. The pair previewed the track in LA last month, but now we get to hear a studio version of the Adrian Younge produced cut, which will appear on Bilal’s new album, In Another Life. Check out a rip below and stay tuned for the full, CDQ.

Meanwhile, at Bonnaroo this weekend, K.Dot and Chance The Rapper joined Earth, Wind And Fire onstage for a freestyle session, check out a clip below.

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