At home with George Porter Jr.! Podcast 184

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhoa! This one went viral.  Here is the full hour podcast interview and below is a half hour of video interview with George Porter.  As the bass player of the Meters, George Porter, Jr. defined one of the most influential styles of popular music. […]

Raja Kassis, Human Being Podcast 114

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS After a smoking live set last night from Foday Musa Suso, the great guitarist Raja Kassis came into WKCR with his smokin’ new album Human Being.  Raja is known for his work with Blitz the Ambassador, Damian Marley, Angelique Kidjo, Seun Kuti, Antibalas […]

Finding Fela! Femi Kuti and friends remember Fela Kuti – Podcast 110

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Fela used music as a weapon against injustice. He was beaten, arrested over 200 times, married 27 women and was buried in a glass coffin with a spliff in his hand. We’re still trying to get a handle on who he was […]