K. Foxx On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

K. Foxx 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 radio host, TV personality, media coach, and good friend of Kweli:


Here’s what they covered in this episode:

  • Inheriting her mother’s love for Prince and getting the opportunity to meet him
  • The fun she had while living in Miami and the special vibe at South Beach during that time
  • Meeting Melky of the Haitian-American R&B hip hop duo Melky Sedeck
  • Witnessing the extravagance that would go down at a Miami BMF party
  • Being raised in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen and ditching school to hang on 42nd street
  • Working with The 52nd Street Project and inspiring children to engage in performing arts
  • How the PAL program was so beneficial to both Foxx and Jas growing up
  • Dancing since age 5 and eventually being able to attend Alvin Ailey’s school
  • Showing love for HBCUs and Foxx attending Shaw University in North Carolina
  • Her quote of, “radio is the theater of the mind” and how she came up with it
  • Podcasts becoming one of the saving graces during the times of COVID lockdown
  • Her experience working with DJ Khaled on the radio program “TakeOver”
  • Khaled’s roots in the culture and his amazing work ethic
  • Moving from Miami back to New York to work at Hot97
  • Some history behind how Hot97 became the epicenter of hip hop radio
  • Foxx’s feelings of being slighted on the same basis she was hired for
  • The heated argument with Ebro at Hot97 over his misogynistic comments
  • A rough and stressful transition from night radio in Miami to the morning show in NY
  • Shock experienced from the passing of Jas Fly of “The Gossip Game”
  • How “Gossip Game” turned into something she didn’t originally sign up for
  • Why her interview with XXXTentacion was the most impactful
  • An interview with Migos getting heated and why Foxx cut their mics
  • Connections made while working on “The K. Foxx Show” in Philly
  • Foxx’s involvement in “The Princess Project” helping girls attend prom
  • Talib’s take on how he was depicted in “jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy”
  • What Kanye said on Drink Champs that was the most offensive
  • The deep reasoning behind Yasiin Bey’s name change
  • Valuable lessons Talib has taken from his friendship with Yasiin

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