J.Period On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

J.Period On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

In this episode of "People's Party With Talib Kweli", Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with Brooklyn-based Mixtape DJ, remixer, and hip-hop producer:


Here's what they got into with the man Questlove hailed as "the most creative mixtape producer of all-time":

  • Early days of learning the New York mixtape street hustle
  • Linking up with Talib and Nneka to make the 'Heartbeat Remix'
  • Why J. moved from LA to BK and how it ended up shaping his career
  • Helping DJ Jazzy Jeff form the Playlist Retreat and connection made along the way
  • How the 'Rise Up!', 'Story To Tell', and 'Legacy Of James Brown' projects all came together
  • André 3000 and Lauryn Hill not getting their props as two of the GOATS
  • How befriending Rohan Marley led to getting Ms. Hill's blessing for her J.Period mixtape
  • Black Thought's incredible vocal abilities, as well as how he and J. became friends
  • If J. gets intimidated when he takes on classics like The Beatles' 'Come Together'
  • Having the privilege of being the first to introduce Masego to A Tribe Called Quest
  • Learning about Jazz artists from checking for the sample credits on hip hop albums
  • Flipping Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young's song 'Ohio'
  • The creative vibe he experienced while working at Chappelle's Summer Camp
  • Serving as the music supervisor for the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets
  • J.'s five favorite DJ's as well as his five favorite producers

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