In early February Esperanza Spalding gave us a clue about what to expect on her upcoming album, which officially comes out March 20, through the song and video for “Black Gold.” Thank goodness for her growing popularity recent years; without the attention she’s been getting from the mainstream media since her 2011 Grammy win we might be deprived of sneak peeks like this one from NPR.

Spalding’s new album, Radio Music Society, seems to recognize that it’s highly anticipated and offers a little something for everyone. Although Spalding is a jazz-trained singer and bassist, these collection of songs seems decidedly pop — it includes a cover of Michael Jackson’s “I Can’t Help It” and a few tracks produced by A Tribe Called Quest’s Q-Tip, but also boasts Afro-Latin grooves and of course, a jazzy sound.

Check out Radio Music Society in full and let us know what you think. Is it what you expected from Esperanza Spalding?

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