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 […]

Yusef Lateef – An interview with a Legend

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS The world of music has just lost the Gentle Giant, Yusef Lateef.  WKCR will celebrate his life by playing his music for 33 hours from the stroke of midnight as January 1, 2014.  His bravery and expansive musical vision is unmatched.  I […]

Hugh Masekela – Legend of South African Music – A backstage interview – #57

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Hugh Masekela is the most well known jazz musician from Africa.  His first big hit was in 1968 and he has sold millions of albums, won multiple Grammys and worked with everyone from Stevie Wonder to Dizzy Gillespie. Fresh off a tour […]