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For all of you lyricists out there, I’m announcing the formation of a production super-duo, Chill Planet. Consisting of Dobby Stones and gChavs, the chillest planet on earth is set to drop an LP that will “be out soon.” Here’s a sampler I mixed live last week on Beatspill Radio, WMUA 91.1FM. I’m doing another tonight so stay tuned.

 

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I was fortunate enough to have a conversation with Wu-Tang’s Cappadonna to speak about his new release, Hook Off.

We talked the new album, his path from Park Hill to prison to today, and how his message has changed during the ride.

“Most popular hip-hop songs can only be remembered by a catchy hook, so with no hook the listener has no choice but to take in the lyrical content, flow and delivery of the artist, which is what this album comes packed with.”

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I had an opportunity to speak with Well$ of Charlotte, North Carolina on Beatspill Radio, WMUA 91.1FM.  We talked about his label, Immaculate Taste, his new album, MTSYD: Revenge of the African Booty Scratchers, his generation’s old school icons, and why the North Carolina hip hop scene is on it’s way to joining New York, Detroit, and LA as a mecca of the genre moving forward.

Download MTSYD: Revenge of the African Booty Scratchers via audiomack  here.

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We wrapped up our Spring semester with an awesome interview with Virginia producer Backdraft. We talk about the Virginia music scene as a whole, his upcoming project charity-based project Diasporic Connections, featuring globally spread African artists, and his Soulquarian remix tape, which is still in development.


Be sure to tune in to sMiles next week, who will be manning BEATSPILL Radio‘s summer block, Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8.

 

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We had the good fortunes of speaking with DJ Symphony after the GZA show in Northampton the other night. We talked about Wu-Tang‘s upcoming Coachella and European tour dates, his upcoming project with Ghostface Killah, Certified Crack, and his independent station Radio Invasion. Less official business includes the division of the genre, the essence of hip hop, and, of course, jazz. He’s an incredibly entertaining guy and gave us an terrific interview. We’ll keep you all up to date on his upcoming projects.

Check us out tonight on Radio Invasion and WMUA 91.1 FM.

Check out the DJ schedule for this weekend here.

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I can’t find a date on this track by Brooklyn’s Tribeca Sound, but it seems like it would work well with 1994. Very chill and obviously jazz influenced, this song will make you feel as though you appreciate the art of jazz, whether you do or whether you just prefer the thought. Listen for this song live on the air tonight via BEATSPILL Radio, our slot on WMUA 91.1 FM.

Listen here (5:30-7)

Update: Just kidding, next week. Tonight’s show was killer regardless.

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