Black Midi’s Morgan Simpson on D’Angelo ‘Black Messiah’
Black Midi’s Morgan Simpson joins Raj Chaudhury to discuss his love of D'Angelo's comeback album that was 14 years in the making.
DJ Yoda on De La Soul ‘3 Feet High and Rising’
Promising a new era of positivity in hip-hop, De LA Soul paved the way for a generation of rap artists.
Erykah Badu ‘Mama’s Gun’
'Mama's Gun' presented a more honestly raw Badu singing directly from her heart rather than her head. The results are consistently tasteful, which only helps to prove once again that Badu was miles ahead of the rest.
The Story of Fugees ‘The Score’
"When I rap, I get to express myself in a way where putting words together is like poetry, and sometimes it's better to talk in certain expressions than sing, you know? So I love, I love to rhyme when I want to express certain things." Wyclef Jean
De La Soul ‘3 Feet High and Rising’ Legacy Playlist
A Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, Digable Planets, Camp Lo and many more were inspired by the jazz-influenced sounds of De La Soul. Check out this playlist of music that was inspired by De La Soul.
Kae Tempest on Roots Manuva ‘Brand New Second Hand’
Kae Tempest discusses the impact of Roots Manuva and how lyrics changed the way she viewed music and her creative approach.
Nightmares on Wax on ‘Smokers Delight’
George Evelyn joins Colleen to celebrate 25 years of 'Smokers Delight' discussing his musical roots and the evolution of Nightmares on Wax.
The Avalanches ‘Since I Left You’
Since I Left You was created using more than 3500 samples and original music but it is no cloyed nostalgia trip. Pieced together humbly by Aussies who are probably telling you the truth when they say they listen “to a little bit of everything.”
The Roots ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist
Check out our playlist including Jean Carn, Minnie Ripperton, Double Trouble, Mountain, Biz Markie and more.