Episode 53: In Deep with the Beat Junkies

Listen ‘n Learn: What gives them joy on the turntables today even after 30 years How twitch has added to their creativity Where the DJs vibe thrives Which record inspired Rhettmatic, Melo D and Icy Ice Benefits from being in a DJ crew How the Beat Junkies center themselves before…

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Episode 52: Supaman “Good Fortune on Mother Earth”

Listen ‘n Learn: The story behind Supaman’s integration of Hip Hop and Native American culture Supaman’s collaboration with Taboo at the Black Eyed Peas with the Standing Rock movement The creative process foundation connection with the Creator Adding Pow Wow culture of native prayerful melody in his music The sacredness…

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Episode 49: Roqy Tyraid “It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop”

Listen ‘n Learn: Roqy’s Musical influences Disarming and preservation through the community activism in  Phoenix Arizona What is “grime” How being an artist plays a role in being socially aware “There is no unity without community” About Our Guest: California born, ROQY TYRAiD has an uncompromising sound which is deeply…

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Episode 46: Donny Arcade

Listen ‘n Learn: Donny’s creative variety of work including visual art, animation and other forms of expression His mission as an artist Process of creating albums by title first Donny’s motivation behind the making music  Insights to get centered before a big project Tricks to staying inspired About Our Guest:…

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Episode 45: Native American Flute Healing with Guillermo Martinez

Listen ‘n Learn: How Guillermo’s love quest turned into a lifetime career The native flute communicates spiritually  Cultural practices have been preserved through the flute and music Each element of traditional Native American music represents something. (Ex. Drum represents the foundation or the heartbeat of the mother; rattles represent middle…

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