Black Violin, is a violin duo who radically fuses Hip-Hop and Pop with classical music to create a kaleidoscope of sounds uniquely their own. Both Wilner “Wil B” Baptiste (viola) and Kevin “Kev”Marcus Sylvester (violin) are classically trained and have opened up for the likes of Kanye West, 50 Cent, Aerosmith and Tom Petty. They have also collaborated with Wu-Tang, Linkin Park, Wyclef, and Alicia Keys.
Check out their violin cover of Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” below.
Also check out:
“Send Me A Sign” (feat. Melanie Fiona and Black Thought)
“Stay Clear” (feat. Robert Glasper and Kandace Springs)