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ENTRY POINTS is music discussion from the perspective of those that create, refine, and promote its various expressions of who we are.
||ExplicitEpisode 11: Nicolay||Arthur visits with the co-founder and producer of The Foreign Exchange, Nicolay, to learn about his musical history, his partnership with Phonte, and our favorite topic: Prince.||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Siedah Garrett||Siedah Garrett joins Arthur to talk about her new music, record label A&R’s (then and now), and whose idea it was to try and pair Prince and Michael for a duet.||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Kevin Coval||Kevin Coval is the Founder of Louder Than A Bomb: The Chicago Youth Poetry Festival and the Artistic Director of Young Chicago Authors. He's also the author and editor of several books including *The BreakBeat Poets*. His latest book of poetry, *A Pe||3/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8: Scoop Jackson||Scoop Jackson is a 25-year veteran of music and sports journalism. His byline has appeared in Slam, XXL, Wax Poetics, Vibe, the Source, and is currently an ESPN columnist and producer. Scoop sat with Arthur at his office on Chicago’s South Side to dis||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: NPR x BBC x OKP: on 2016||2016 has wrapped, and Arthur assembled a panel of experts from NPR Music, the BBC, and Okayplayer to look back at a very difficult year that we're unlikely to forget. From Brexit to Beyoncé to Black Lives Matter, ENTRY POINTS puts our spin on “the...||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Nation19||Queen Muhammad Ali and her husband Hakeem Khaliq are the founders of Nation19, an organization that blends hip-hop culture, photojournalism, and anthropology in very unique ways.||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: DJ Harrison||Richmond, Virginia (RVA) native Devonne Harris can assume several roles: producer; engineer; drummer; bassist; keyboardist; and as DJ Harrison: a premier beatmaker. The co-owner of Jellowstone Records and member of both Butcher Brown and KING$ shares...||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Kevin L. Clark||Okayplayer managing editor Kevin "Kevito" Clark sits down with Arthur to examine objective criticism in 2016, OKP's leadership coverage of Black Lives Matter, Frank Ocean (in the space between "Endless" and "Blonde") and his side hustle as a video game||9/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Nicholas Payton||In a revealing talk with Arthur, Grammy Award-winner Nicholas Payton shares the creative process behind making his latest album "Textures", his views on the stagnation of hip-hop, and the reception he gets from European "jazz" audiences.||8/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Anthony Valadez||Los Angeles DJ, recording artist, and serial Instagramer Anthony Valadez joins Arthur to discuss his love for community outreach through music, and his thoughts on the role of the disc jockey on modern terrestrial radio. In the process,...||8/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Ben Kane||Inaugural guest Ben Kane, Grammy Award-winning mixer and engineer (D'Angelo's "Black Messiah"), joins Arthur to talk about his Kickstarter campaign for the completion of his state-of-the-art Brooklyn studio, Electric Garden.||7/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Thanks for including a story from Siedah’s Back on the Block experience..I thought Arthur was going to let that moment pass at first! Great episode...Arthur’s mic quality was a bit annoying