Esperanza Spalding talks early learning, addressing criticism & stereotypes [Video]


Grammy Award winning artist Esperanza Spalding recently dropped by her alma mater, Portland State University to talk to some of their current students.She delivered this video as a part of her visit, in which she discusses learning early in life to do things correctly, how she moved outside of her comfort zone with her peers and the criticism that stemmed as a result.

She also talks about the stereotypes attached to Jazz as a genre and how she is looking to push boundaries through her music. Watch below.