Interview

‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: DJ Carisma on Her Role in Bringing Hip-Hop Back to LA Radio

'R.O.A.D. Podcast': DJ Carisma on Her Role in Bringing Hip-Hop Back to LA Radio

On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew spoke to Power 106‘s DJ Carisma. The Los Angeles native and Young California co-founder explained her role in bringing hip-hop back to LA radio by breaking local artists like the Cali Swag District, New Boyz, Rej3ctz, and YG during the 2010s EDM era.

Carisma also shared how she was convinced by Nick Cannon to join his new morning show after her decision to leave radio in 2017.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Salaam Remi on Blending Reggae With Hip-Hop Classics in the 90s

‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Salaam Remi on Blending Reggae With Hip-Hop Classics

On last week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew and guest co-host DJ mOma sat down with Grammy-nominated producer Salaam Remi. The legendary Queens representative explained what inspired him to start blending reggae with hip-hop classics in the 90s, which led to his iconic remix of the Billboard Hot 100 hit “Here Comes The Hotstepper” by Ini Kamoze.

Salaam also shared stories of carrying records for DJ Chuck Chillout with Funkmaster Flex.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Salaam Remi Breaks Down His Remix of ‘Nappy Heads’ by the Fugees

'R.O.A.D. Podcast': Salaam Remi Breaks Down His Remix of 'Nappy Heads' by the Fugees

On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew and guest co-host DJ mOma spoke to Grammy-nominated producer Salaam Remi. The legendary Queens representative broke down the production and vocal work on his timeless remix of “Nappy Heads” by the Fugees, which helped the iconic group develop a new sound for their second album, The Score.

Salaam also shared stories of working with artists like Amy Winehouse, Lauryn Hill, Miguel, and Nas.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: DJ Icy Ice on the Struggles of Being an Asian DJ in the 90s

'R.O.A.D. Podcast': DJ Icy Ice on the Struggles of Being an Asian DJ in the 90s

On last week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew sat down with DJ Icy Ice of the World Famous Beat Junkies. The legendary Los Angeles DJ explained the obstacles he experienced as an Asian DJ trying to enter the LA nightclub scene in the 90s.

DJ Ice Ice also spoke about starting the first Asian hip-hop party in Los Angeles called “The Source.”

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Are Athletes the Worst Tippers?

'R.O.A.D. Podcast': Are Athletes the Worst Tippers?

On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew spoke to former Red Bull 3Style Southeast champion and US finalist, DJ KU. The Tampa Bay native explained why Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan both have a reputation for being horrible tippers.

The fellas also discussed a recent tweet from Bella Fiasco defending DJs for streaming on Twitch.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Investing 101 With DJ/Producer Scott Melker

'R.O.A.D. Podcast': Investing 101 With DJ/Producer Scott Melker

On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew spoke to DJ/producer and current host of The Wolf Of All Streets Podcast, Scott Melker. The renowned crypto trader and advisor shared his advice for new investors entering the crypto and stock markets.

Melker also explained why he decided to become a full-time investor after having his SoundCloud page taken down due to copyright infringement crackdowns.

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