Jazz pianist Robert Glasper’s genre-blending "Black Radio” took home the prize for R&B album at the 55th Grammy Awards on Sunday.
Crammed with cameos from Erykah Badu, Musiq Soulchild, Meshell Ndegeocello, Bilal, Lalah Hathaway, Ledisi, Yasmin Bey (a.k.a. Mos Def) and Lupe Fiasco, "Black Radio” was the sound of Glasper breaking out and reaching a broader audience by tapping into his R&B, funk and hip-hop influences. The album debuted at No. 15 on the Billboard pop chart.