Robert Glasper performs onstage throughout weekend two, day three of Austin Metropolis Limits Music Competition at Zilker Park on October 16, 2022 in Austin, Texas. Picture by Rick Kern/WireImage
Robert Glasper returns for one more Blue Notice Jazz Competition Napa Valley, and this time he’s bringing some buddies. On Tuesday (April 4), the star-studded lineup for the competition was introduced, with Glasper as artist-in-residence that includes De La Soul, Lalah Hathaway and Bilal. Whereas the 4 will carry R&B and hip-hop grooves to the West Coast iteration of the competition, additionally becoming a member of are Dave Chappelle as host, with Mary J. Blige, Likelihood the Rapper and Nas headlining.
Happening from July 28-30 at Napa’s Silverado Resort & Spa, the competition will welcome NxWorries (Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge), Ari Lennox, Cordae and Gary Clark Jr. The invoice is rounded out by George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, Rakim and DJ Jazzy Jeff, Talib Kweli and Madlib, Terrace Martin, Yussef Dayes, Cory Henry, DOMi and JD BECK, Digable Planets, and Taylor McFerrin and Marcus Gilmore with particular visitor Bobby McFerrin.
The three nights will conclude with afterparties hosted by Large Freedia and ninth Surprise, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Anderon .Paak below his alter-ego DJ Pee Wee. Chappelle, who hosted final yr’s festivities practically vowed to “by no means return” to Napa Valley throughout a rant in regards to the occasion’s strict 10 PM curfew.
“I’ll by no means drink a cup of wine from this dusty ass subject,” Chappelle stated on the ultimate evening of the competition final July. “I’ll drink Italian wines and French wines and South African wines. You can’t shut down Robert Glasper, ever. Let that be recognized.”
Tickets for the competition go on sale April 7 at 9 AM PT.