Lil John Roberts and Friends Talk About The Making of Space

The excitement around Lil’ John Roberts’ debut album The Heartbeat is felt through a cross-section of music lovers. Those diverse ears and hearts have recognized the contributions Roberts has made over the course of his two decades in the music business and were undoubtedly satisfied upon first listening of his …

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Lil John Roberts: The Space Between The Heartbeat

To say that John “Lil John” Roberts is a hot commodity in the R&B and jazz drumming world, is like saying that water is wet.  Roberts has backed up an eclectic range of artists, but now, it’s his turn to shine, with his new release, The Heartbeat.  Roberts has the …


Show Review: Mint Condition Live at B.B. King’s in New York

Comedian Sinbad once referred to Mint Condition as “the last Black band” left. Like all things said in jest, there’s an unfortunate truth to that assertion. The quintet from Minnesota is a lingering holdover from the days when black show bands dominated the radio; Cameo, Earth, Wind and Fire, Parliament, …