Otherworldly Videos: Black Gold


Esperanza Spalding recently released “Black Gold” from her upcoming album Radio Music Society. In her explanation about the song, she said:

“This song is singing to our African American heritage before slavery. Over the decades, so much of the strength in the African American community has seeded from resistance and endurance. I wanted to address the part of our heritage spanning back to pre-colonial Africa and the elements of Black pride that draw from our connection to our ancestors in their own land. I particularly wanted to create something that spoke to young boys.”

Source: NPR

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