The Jam- Episode 3: Dilla

jdilla5It’s been a while!  Sorry for the wait on this side of things, but I’ve been pretty active on a lot of fronts.

Wanna be sure to catch you up on many many things, and lot of changes happening. But I especially want you to peep The Jam podcasts I’ve had going with my friends Kim & Chris at BlackIsOnline.

Episode 3 is dedicated to the one and only James Yancey aka J Dilla.

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The Jam – Episode 2 feat. Nola Darling


And we’re back with more of The Jam!

In this episode we talk to my good friends Nola Darling. I also throw a party with these ladies every 3rd Saturday of the month in Los Angeles. So, if you’re in town and look for something to do after Valentine’s Day, come thru!

Head on OVER HERE and give the podcast a listen!



The Jam- Episode 1 feat. Desmond Marzette



Hey there!

If you didn’t know, I started a bi-monthly podcast called The Jam!

Check out Episode 1 with my friend Desmond Marzette. Desmond is currently the Global Director of Advertising for Jordan. He has done work with Nike and various other great ad campaigns, including being the namesake of Lil Dez in the Lebron vs Kobe ad campaigns. He is also a DJ, and my good friend!

Head on over HERE and check it out!



Interview- DJ DIZAM!

Merc80+ DJ Dizam

With the rise of Serato & ipod DJs, there are a lot of people who think they know what it takes.  It’s not as simple as you think.  DJ Dizam is an example of skills.

I met Dizam through a few mutual friends last year.  I heard her spin on a Hip Hop night.  She was dope.  Seamless selections & blends.

I heard her at another event spinning some Afro-Beat & international stuff a few weeks later.

Once again, seamless.   Once I talked to her, I knew I had to get her story.

Part 1

-How she became a DJ
-What the hardest part of DJing was for her to learn
-Her favorite artists to play
-DJs breaking new music


-Her future goal as a documentary filmmaker
-The business side of being a DJ
-How she got her name
-Where else you can catch her

When I interviewed her she was working on her mixtape…
Listen here.  It’s dope as hell!

Her site:


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