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Bilal

Born 23 August 1979.

US jazz/neo-soul vocalist Bilal Oliver

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Bilal on jamming with Roy Hargrove

American singer Bilal chats about jamming with jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove.

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Bilal Sayeed Oliver (born August 23, 1979), better known mononymously as Bilal, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer. He is currently an independent artist residing in New York City.

Bilal is noted for his wide vocal range, his work across multiple genres, and his live performances. He has been well received, both nationally and internationally, with an extensive list of collaborations including Common, Erykah Badu, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Guru, J Dilla, Robert Glasper, The Roots, and many more.

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  1. Review of Airtight’s Revenge

    Airtight’s Revenge 2010

    Reviewed by Louis Pattison
    An experimental third LP, but still full of hooky, modern soul.
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