Archive for August 26th, 2016


Tonight at 10:00 PM Eastern, Q-Tip steps aside for DJ Lady S, a Belgian import who is internationally known and locally accepted. Yours truly will contribute with announcing chores while Lady S brings that Belgian heat. C ya on the radio. Exclusively on Beats 1! 

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I got my start in the record business when the late Joey Robinson hired me to work college radio for Soul City’s Sugar Hill Records. The first record I was entrusted to nurture was “The Message” by the eventual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. Back then, the DJ was the draw in hip hop, and Flash was the biggest headliner there was. Pioneering hip hop journalist, John Leland profiles my old friend Flash in the latest NY Times Magazine.

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