For nearly two decades, music producers Kevin Johnson and Aaron Smith have been joined at the hip-hop intersection of beats and samples. They started out in Rubberoom- one of the best-known crews of the 1990s.
In the summer of 1965, Bob Dylan made music history when he plugged it in. The folk hero played a set with electric instruments at the Newport Folk Festival. So who gave Dylan this bright idea? A kid from Chicago named Michael Bloomfield.
Jimmy Reed’s hits include "Bright Lights," "Big City" and "Big Boss Man." But like many artists of the '50s and '60s, Reed was a victim of copyright infringement – he didn’t get much money for his work.
The Hit It Or Quit It podcast is back for Season 2 just in time for Valentine's Day! Hosts Jessica Hopper and J.R. Nelson help spread love and music by choosing special songs for listeners in need. What songs do they recommend?
Playlist 9PM1. The Cure- Fire in Cairo- The Imaginary Boys2. Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra- Ethio- World of Funk3. Ry Cooder- Chinito Chinito- Chavez Ravine4. Willie Bobo & the Bo Gents- Soul Foo Young- Do What You Want to Do5. Lamajamal- Nazdrave Medley- Tskiago6.