Terrace Martin On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Terrace Martin 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 musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor:


Here’s what they discussed with a man that’s held in the highest regard by gangsters and jazz musicians alike:

  • Talib and Terrace linking up for “Favela Love” and “Give ‘Em Hell”
  • Those that helped Terrace get his career off the ground
  • His perspective of the South Central gangbang culture he was raised in
  • John Singleton’s importance to his community growing up
  • Meeting Eazy-E and how the NWA changed his world
  • A first hand take on crack’s devastating effects to his neighborhood
  • How Terrace’s saxophone saved him from beatdowns on the bus
  • Talib’s song “The Blast” getting steady rotation in LA
  • Ditching school to demo for Diddy’s “All About The Benjamins” performance
  • Snoop being one of his master teachers of the music biz and life lessons
  • Robert Glasper’s efficiency of blending Jazz with R&B
  • A Tribe Called Quest being the pinnacle of the Hip Hop/Jazz movement
  • His experience being involved in producing ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’
  • Important reasons why he always brings in live performers on his tracks
  • Being guilty until proven innocent on social media
  • How the Dinner Party jazz supergroup came together
  • Why he hasn’t let COVID slow him down and stifle his creative output
  • Working with Busta Rhymes and Hi-Tek on “Master Fard Muhammad
  • How Terrace landed a scholarship from Jay Leno
  • Witnessing the competitiveness of the New York jazz scene
  • A message to those thinking internet trolling is all fun and games
  • Celebs having to accept the bullshit that comes with the benefits of fame

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