DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 034 // Farnell Newton Interview | 01.08.16

DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 034 // Farnell Newton Interview | 01.08.16

We’re excited to bring you our first show of 2016 featuring trumpeter, educator, and label head, Farnell Newton. Find out his inspirations, some of his philosophies and how he linked up with Bootsy Collins, Jill Scott and up and coming musician Jarrod Lawson. We pay respects to Nick Caldwell..

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BamaLoveSoul presents Some Jazz 18

BamaLoveSoul presents Some Jazz 18

The New Year begins with a new Some Jazz! DJ Rahdu compiles musicians from points across the world to satisfy your Jazz jones. However you want it, avant garde, straight, cool or with a slight Hip Hop edge, you can find it all right here. Subscribe to our iTunes page to make sure you don’t miss..

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DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 033 // Elaquent & Marcus Machado | 12/11/15

DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 033 // Elaquent & Marcus Machado | 12/11/15

On this episode of The DSXXX, DJ Rahdu chats with Canadian producer Elaquent and Brooklyn guitarist Marcus Machado about their recent releases, Less is More and 29. Join him as he peeks behind the window to discover the motivation behind these albums and gain insight into their chosen musical aesthetic…

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DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 032 // Miles Bonny Interview | 11/20/15

DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 032 // Miles Bonny Interview | 11/20/15

DJ Rahdu sits down with producer/DJ/horn-man/ label head Miles Bonny on the cusp of the release of his new EP,  I Bring You Love on Osunlade’s new label Yoruba Soul. They discuss Miles’ musical origins, the evolution of his sound, his thoughts on collaborations and more. Sit back, relax..

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DJ Rahdu – Shop Music 001: Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop Instrumental Mix

DJ Rahdu – Shop Music 001: Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop Instrumental Mix

One of the most amazing stores I’ve ever visited was The Blue Marlin, a boutique sneaker store in Rome, Italy. Everything about the store was couture including the music, which the owner and I discussed although there was a small language barrier. I’ve often fantasized what the music..

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DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 031 // SoulPersona Interview | 11/06/15

DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 031 // SoulPersona Interview | 11/06/15

Soulpersona just released new album Momentum featuring Deborah Bond, Pete Simpson, Princess Freesia and more. DJ Rahdu raps with Soulpersona to find out how he established the heralded, rare groove sound that make his releases instant classics. Enjoy stories from Soulpersona about gaining insight..

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DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 030 // Tall Black Guy Interview | 10/30/15

DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 030 // Tall Black Guy Interview | 10/30/15

DJ Rahdu sits down with one of the hottest producers in 2 countries, Tall Black Guy! Take a peek behind the curtain and find out who inspired the man championed by everyone from Gilles Peterson to ?uestlove to get behind the boards, what not to do when collaborating with him, and one gem he learned..

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BamaLoveSoul.com presents Covers 7

BamaLoveSoul.com presents Covers 7

No trick, DJ Rahdu delivers a treat of 19 amazingly mixed cover tracks to enjoy as the weather continues to drop! In classic Rahdu fashion, these covers range from soulful to jazzy featuring favorite artists like Tall Black Guy, Jesse Boykins III, Carmen Rodgers and their interpretations of D’angelo,..

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DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 029 // KrisWonTwo & Khari Cabral Simmons Interviews | 10/23/15

DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 029 // KrisWonTwo & Khari Cabral Simmons Interviews | 10/23/15

Episode 29 is a testament to working hard and building as well as maintaining bridges. Georgia Anne Muldrow’s album Olesi made such an impression on KrisWonTwo as a youth he worked hard to build up his skills to not only meet Georgia but produce for her and become an artist on her label,..

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DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 025 // Illa J & Dam Funk Interviews | 10/02/15

DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 025 // Illa J & Dam Funk Interviews | 10/02/15

Friday night’s Diamond Soul XXXperience featured two artists who have persevered amidst negative perceptions. Dam Funk’s allegiance to the funk was strong when no one else was funkin’ with it and Illa J had to fight emerge from his big brother’s shadow. Today we find each..

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DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 024 // Nicolay Interview | 09/18/15

DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience 024 // Nicolay Interview | 09/18/15

DJ Rahdu linked up with The Dutch Master, Nicolay and discussed what Nic is listening to now, the best album of 2015 and gathered advice for musicians releasing albums in todays musical landscape. Check out the convo now!

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DJ Rahdu – The Suite Spot: Maxwell Remixes Mix

DJ Rahdu – The Suite Spot: Maxwell Remixes Mix

In 1996 I was fiercely committed to East Coast Hip Hop and discovering the breaks used to create it. I had a friend who worked at a local music shop at a strip mall perpendicular to my job, and during my scheduled break I would visit, kick the Willie BoBo and in turn be laced with whatever I could..

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DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience Rewind | Jesse Boykins III Interview

DJ Rahdu – The Diamond Soul XXXperience Rewind | Jesse Boykins III Interview

This interview aired in 2008, immediately after the release of The Beauty Created and shortly after I saw JBIII live in concert. I knew from that performance and his releases at that time, which included the highly acclaimed Dopamine, that this brother was gonna turn the music world on it’s..

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