Thursday May 16
'J Dilla Changed My Life' tribute
The Detroit native had been obsessed with music since he was a child. By the time he was in his teens, he'd already mastered several instruments, started a band and begun experimenting with drum machines and samplers, making forays into the production work on which he would make a career.
Kev Up & Up
Rising from New York's underground hip-hop scene, Kev is an artist who is a part of the music collective Royal Kulture.
Mac Miller w/ Action Bronson, Chance The Rapper, Vince Staples, The Internet
In a blossoming hip-hop hotbed of talent, Malcolm "Mac Miller" McCormick is next up out of Pittsburgh, PA.
Roy Ayers talks with DJ Soul Sister at Jazz Fest
Legendary funk, soul, and jazz composer and vibraphone player Roy Ayers stopped by the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage for an interview with WWOZ's Soul Sister afternoon.
The Village Voice
Young Guru Ushers in the Era of the Engineer, Prefers De La to Tribe
You know Young Guru as the super-engineer knob-twiddler behind hits from Jay-Z, Rick Ross and Drake, but last week he steeped out from behind the boards to deliver a lecture at N.Y.U.'s Clive Davis School of Recorded Music as part of his Era of the Engineer tour.