ENTRY POINTS

ENTRY POINTS

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Opinionated music discussion.
11: Nicolay
Oct 10 • 50 min
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.Special Guest: Nicolay.Links:The Foreign Exchange: NPR Music Tiny Desk…
10: Siedah Garrett
Aug 24 • 33 min
Siedah Garrett has done a lot of stuff: she won a Grammy; she’s been nominated for two Oscars; fronted The Brand New Heavies; toured w/ Madonna; has done award-winning feature film work; and collaborated as a singer or songwriter with more artists than…
9: Kevin Coval
Mar 29 • 39 min
‚ÄčKevin 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 People's…
8: Scoop Jackson
Feb 21 • 44 min
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. Arthur sat with Scoop at his office on Chicago’s South Side to discuss…
7: NPR x BBC x OKP: on 2016
Jan 9 • 75 min
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 year in…
6: Nation19
Dec 6, 2016 • 47 min
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. Special Guests: Hakeem Khaaliq and Queen Muhammad Ali.
5: DJ Harrison
Oct 19, 2016 • 24 min
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 with…
4: Kevin L. Clark
Sep 26, 2016 • 34 min
Okayplayer managing editor Kevin L. 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…
3: Nicholas Payton
Aug 23, 2016 • 53 min
In a revealing talk with Arthur, Grammy Award-winner Nicholas Payton shares the creative process (and challenges) behind making his latest album “Textures”, which he created entirely in software using electronic instruments. Nicholas also discusses his…
2: Anthony Valadez
Aug 11, 2016 • 40 min
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, he gets in touch…
1: Ben Kane
Jul 22, 2016 • 20 min
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. Special Guest: Ben Kane.