Bilal’s new album “A Love Surreal” will be in stores February 26, 2013. In this intimate clip he talks about the evolution of his recording process and how he has altered his approach to making music. “I went into this album with the idea that I was only going to do an EP of five […]
Philly soul singer Bilal is putting the finishing touches on his upcoming album A Love Surreal. With the release date being a little over a month away, Bilal is finally unveiling the cover to the album. Inspired by the surrealist artist Salvador Dali, Bilal’s cover was shot by famed photographer Marc Baptiste. Their intention was […]
Philadelphia soul man Bilal is your favorite rapper’s favorite soul singer. While the left-of-center jazz man has collaborated with many of today’s biggest stars like Beyonce, Erykah Badu, and Jay-Z, he remains largely unrecognized in mainstream circles. After dropping 2010′s critically acclaimed album Airtight’s Revenge, Bilal Oliver is back with his fourth project A Love […]
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, Atlanta’s own Janelle Monae, Raphael Saadiq, Common, Bilal, and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld. The video follows Cee Lo’s “Lady Killer” […]
In this interview R&B singer Bilal talks about his new album "Airtight’s Revenge." The interview takes place in Times Square and the eccentric singer shows off his ability to spot terrorists. What’s crazy about this (other than some of Bilal’s answers) is that it took place just weeks before an actual car bomb was found in Times Square.