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Hip Hop 101: On The Road With The Roots – Rare 1996 “Music Makers” Radio Documentary

Hip Hop 101: On The Road With The Roots

This is an audio documentary in a series called “Music Makers” that aired on National Public Radio in 1996; it chronicles The Roots on tour right after the release of “Do You Want More” in early 1995.

The Roots
“Hip Hop 101: On The Road With The Roots” Hosted by Chuck D
Produced by Steve Rowland with Larry Abrams for Cultureworks, Ltd.

Original DAT or CD (belonging to Steve Rowland) > 1st Gen Cassette > CDR > CDR > EAC > MP3

DOWNLOAD HERE

Disc One:
1. Music Makers Introduction
2. Hip Hop 101 Introduction
3. Geffen signs The Roots
4. Harry Allen on Hip Hop
5. Hip Hop in America
6. The Roots have extended Hip Hop
7. Silent Treatment Script
8. The Roots and Geffen
9. Tower Records Philly
10. Wendy Goldstein on The Roots
11. About Ahmir
12. About Tariq
13. The Roots at Irving Plaza
14. Richard Nichols
15. About Hum
16. Joe Simmons in the Studio
17. Introducing Rahzel
18. Ahmir has concerns about Geffen
19. The Roots meet Geffen West
20. The Roots on the Jon Stewart Show
21. The Roots meet Robert Smith
22. The Roots and Genius
23. Heatseekers
24. Adidas Celebrity Store
25. Back On The Van
26. Promotional Consultants / Van drivers?
27. The Power of The Roots Show
28. Selwyn Hinds on Hip Hop
29. Public Enemy
30. Back at the Hotel
31. Jamaica House
32. Hip Hop 101 credits

Disc Two:
1. Music Makers Introduction
2. The Roots and Geffen Records
3. The Roots on the Bakka Boys Show
4. Notorious B.I.G.
5. The Roots in West Hollywood
6. Rahzel’s Roots
7. Rahzel Does P.E.
8. Distributor Luncheon
9. Nuo Smith on America
10. About the Silent Treatment Video
11. Soundcheck Problems
12. Meeting with Frank Sacramento
13. Soundcheck Static
14. Soundcheck Groove
15. Dinner at Acapulco’s
16. Shannita Williams on Biz Markie
17. Geffen on The Roots
18. The Roots at Luna Park
19. Silent Treatment
20. Wendy Goldstein on Music Videos
21. The Business
22. The Ghetto Joni Mitchell
23. Modern Day Sharecroppers
24. The Roots in San Francisco
25. Hotel or Motel?
26. The Roots at Bimbo’s
27. About Black Thought
28. Hip Hop Road Life
29. Sprite Commercial
30. The Roots remain an enigma
31. Hip Hop 101 Credits

Photos by Dominic DiGiorgio. Check him out on twitter and Instagram @Digs1975.

AUDIO: Questlove’s Afro-Picks (feat. Tony Allen) 9/11/11 Paris

Questlove’s Afro-Picks – No Discrimination (Tony Allen cover) 9/11/11 Paris, France

FULL SHOW MP3 DOWNLOAD: http://funkit.minus.com/mgr0csCkz (Courtesy of All The Way Live).
Or stream it at Red Bull Music Academy Radio: part 1 and part 2.

Questlove’s Afro-Picks
September 11, 2011
Paris, France @ La Grande Halle de la Villette
SBD > Red Bull Music Academy Radio stream (unknown kbps) > mp3 (224kbps VBR)

01. African Message (Tony Allen cover)
02. Interlude
03. Africa (Bongi Makeba cover)
04. Colonial Mentality (Fela Kuti cover)
05. Interlude
06. Soweto Blues (Miriam Makeba cover)
07. No Discrimination (Tony Allen cover)
08. Interlude
09. Love Is A Natural Thing (Tony Allen cover)
10. Interlude
11. Gentleman (Fela Kuti cover)
12. Peace (Bongi Makeba cover)
13. Interlude
14. Sorrow Tears And Blood (Fela Kuti cover)
15. Interlude
16. What’s Wrong With Groovin’ (Letta Mbulu cover)
17. Interlude
18. Yala (Oumou Sangare cover)
19. Outro

Questlove – drums
Tony Allen – drums
Amp Fiddler – keys, vocals
Macy Gray – vocals
Black Thought – vocals
Martin Perna – baritone saxophone
Oghene Kologbo – guitar
Chico Mann – guitar
Lakecia Benjamin – saxophone
Jordan McLean – trumpet
Shareef Clayton – trumpet, vocals
Damon Bryson – sousaphone
Mamani Keita – vocals
Shakira Marshall – vocals
Rujeko Dumbutshena – vocals
Afi McClendon – vocals
Lekan Babalola – percussion
Dion Tucker – trombone
Cesar Anot – bass
Cheme Gastelum – saxophone
David Murray – saxophone, arrangements

For more info:
http://www.redbullmusicacademy.com/rbma/worldtour/paris/