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