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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Hip Hop Uncovered on the 2Pac Haitian Jack Connection

'R.O.A.D. Podcast': Hip Hop Uncovered on the 2pac Haitian Jack Connection

On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew spoke to Hip Hop Uncovered director/producer Rashidi Haper and cinematographer Robert Benavides. The fellas discussed the mythical folk tales of Haitian Jack and the rumors of his involvement in 2Pac’s shooting at the Quad Studios in New York City.

Robert Benavides also shared his experience working on the Beats, Rhymes, & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest documentary with Michael Rapaport, while Rashidi Haper shared his plans on developing an Earth, Wind & Fire documentary after filming the band on tour.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Pandemic PTSD in the Club?

'R.O.A.D. Podcast': Pandemic PTSD in the Club?

On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew discussed the anxiety that they are experiencing during their post-pandemic gigs, especially when people approach the DJ booth without their masks on.

The fellas also spoke about the new “Hot Tub Meta” trend that has taken over Twitch.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Are Clubs Booking Twitch DJs?

'R.O.A.D. Podcast': Are Clubs Booking Twitch DJs?

Sujit Kundu, the owner of the SKAM Artist booking agency, sat down with the R.O.A.D. Podcast last week. During the convo, Kundu explained why he doesn’t believe that streaming Twitch DJs will be in demand at nightclubs.

Kundu, who’s a former SVP of promotion at Universal Music Group and Epic Records, also addressed concerns about the safety of his DJs traveling and working out of town.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Are DJ Rates Going Down?

'R.O.A.D. Podcast': Are DJ Rates Going Down?

Sujit Kundu, the owner of the SKAM Artist booking agency, sat down with the R.O.A.D. Podcast this week. During the convo, Kundu explained why he believes that DJ pay rates will return to normal when clubs go back to operating at full capacity.

Kundu, who’s a former SVP of promotion at Universal Music Group and Epic Records, also spoke about how COVID-19 affected operations at his current company, SKAM Artist.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Inspiration vs Biting

‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Inspiration vs Biting

On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew spoke to Boogie Blind of the X-Ecutioners regarding the accusations made against Ted Smooth for stealing blends and remixes from other producers like Scram Jones, DJ Mell Starr, as well as Boogie Blind himself.

The Harlem native broke down the history of the “Love On Top X Keezo Kane Blend,” which was originally performed live by DJ Mell Starr at numerous parties and then released as a remix by Ted Smooth.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Are DJs Prepared to Return to Work?

‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: Are DJs Prepared to Return to Work?

On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew talked about being physically and mentally ready for the nightlife grind after feeling a little rusty during the first week back at work.

The fellas also share their optimistic predictions for the nightlife industry in 2021.

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