DJ Steve Austin of Desert Storm Radio interviews AWKWORD, the creator of 100% for-charity rap album 'World View', about his politically charged music and social justice activism; the state of Hip Hop and today's youth; and fellow artists Sean Price (RIP), ILL BILL, and DJ Premier. The two also announce an upcoming benefit show for Austin's 501c3 charity Heeling Soles, featuring AWKWORD, and call on AWKWORD cosigner and Hip Hop icon Chuck D to attend the November 2015 event.
Audiomack is proud to present the Drill Symphony with Chief Keef. Always moving music forward, the Drill Symphony was filmed at Henson Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California. With an enchanting ensemble - Summer Swee-Singh on piano, Camille Miller and Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi on violin, Tim Richardson on viola, Eru Matsumoto on cello, and Jon Brick on drums - recording by Jaime Sickora, mixed/arranged/composed by John Cleary, and the whole process shot out by Erikson Corniel, Chief Keef's classics are given new life.
On this episode of the Sum'n To Say podcast we are joined by the incomparable DJ Wally Sparks to talk about his roots here in Atlanta and his epic R&B party The Groove. Wally also opines about the nature of "fickle" music fans. Is NYC still the mecca of hip-hop? Can meccas move? We dive into that topic as well. Also, Soulja Boy is a political activist (not really, but kinda?)