Robert Glasper Sets Free “Maiysha (So Long)” f/ Erykah Badu [@robertglasper @fatbellybella] Bradford J. Howard May 17, 2016 Music 1 Comment Ten days from now, Robert Glasper will release Everything’s Beautiful, his collection of re-imagined tracks merging his modern sounds with those of the belated jazz legend Miles Davis. Everything’s Beautiful has quietly become one of the more anticipated albums of 2016, due to its two lead singles: the Phonte and BeMyFiasco-assisted “Violets”; and the irresistibly catchy “I’m Leaving You” with Ledisi and John Scofield. Glasper apparently felt the time was right to drop off one more leak from the LP, and he took to the internets today to reveal a new song, “Maiysha (So Long),” featuring none other than Erykah Badu. “Maiysha” has a seven-and-a-half minute runtime, but you’d never notice because it moves along so smoothly. Glasper’s instrumental merges jazz with island grooves, marrying trumpet with piano/keyboard and guitar; it’s finger-snapping and almost sensual in spite of the song’s tragic content. Badu’s voice is soul-stirring, as she shares the story of a woman who decides to leave her lover, yet leaves the possibility that she can be “called back.” Glasper Stream Robert Glasper & Miles Davis’s “Maiysha (So Long)” cut, featuring Erykah Badu, down below. “Maiysha” appears on Glasper’s Everything’s Beautiful album, releasing in stores and on digital outlets May 27th. Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr One Response Robert Glasper's 'Everything's Beautiful' Stream » Day & A Dream May 27, 2016 […] forward by its recent singles, “Violets,” “Ghetto Walkin’,” and “Maiysha.” It’s not all on Glasper, as he’s brought a wealth of friends along to join him in his […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.