Aug 30, 2015

Hip-Hop History 101 with MC Sha Rock

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Before Salt N' Pepa, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, Lauryn Hill, Lil' Kim, and Nicki Minaj there was MC Sha Rock. As an original member of the legendary hip-hop group Funky Four + 1, MC Sha Rock is the quintessential first female emcee to rock the mic. With classic cuts such as "That's the Joint," "Rappin' and Rockin' the House," and "Feel It (The Mexican)" the group was the first ever hip-hop group to appear on national television in (Saturday Night Live) 1981. On this episode of The Soul Brother Show - The Home of Heavy Soul and Raw Funk, the luminary icon talks about the beginnings of hip-hop culture, going toe-to-toe with the Furious Five, her status as a pioneer, and her thoughts on the state of today's female emcee. Class is in session.


The Soul Brother Show - The Home of Heavy Soul and Raw Funk is now live and direct every Friday night from 8-10pm CST on KPFT 90.1 FM. Listen here: kpft.org/listen and click the HD3 stream.


Tracklist:


Fatback Band - King Tim III (Personality Jock)


Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight


Funky Four + 1 - That's the Joint


Sequence - Funk You Up


Sharon Green, Lisa Counts, and Debbie D - Us Girls


Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five - Beat Street Breakdown


Funky Four + 1 - Do You Want to Rock (Before I Let Go)

Aug 16, 2015

The Groove B. Chill Mix

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It's hot outside, y'all. It's the kinda hot where all you want to do is find a cool spot with a cool drink and try to be as cool as you can be. Here at The Soul Brother Show - The Home of Heavy Soul and Raw Funk, we wanted to drop the perfect summer soundtrack to help you beat the heat and stay cool. Sit back, relax, and enjoy.



Tracklist:


Ginuwine - So Anxious


Aaliyah - One In a Million


Chante Moore - This Time


R Kelly - You Remind Me of Something


En Vogue - Don't Let Go


Jodeci - Freek 'N You


Adina Howard - My Up and Down


Blackstreet - Tonight's the Night


Jade - I Like the Way


SWV - Use Your Heart


Boyz II Men - 50 Candles


Kut Klose - I Like


TLC - Red Light Special (LA's Flava Mix)