9thWonder gets on Ustream to chat with fans, playing his favorite songs that aren’t Hip Hop…
July 4th, 2012
9thWonder was online last night broadcasting from Ustream for an intimate Q&A session with fans. Discussing current events in hip hop, from the best producers in the industry; what made OutKast's Aquemini so innovative; rapper beef; to Frank Ocean's questionable lyrics on his new album Channel Orange, inclining that he could be bisexual. An interesting broad spectrum of topics were brought up and the Jamla crew was with him.(JamlaRecords). It was an intimate session and fans appreciated him reaching out and sharing some knowledge. 9th went on to list his favorite songs that weren't considered Hip Hop. (See full list at listenlinkz)
9thWonder's taste for the classics or scroll music, as he calls it- shows up as he played Riding High ~Faze O from "Now Listen"; Take a Message ~ Remy Strand; and Easin' In ~ Edwin Starr.
25. In The Air Tonight ~ Phil Collins
After 24 songs on the list, Song 25 comes up and he tells us a story.
9th says he heard this for the first time watching “Risky Business” imdb.com.
He told the story about how Phil Collins wrote this song about a man who let his friend drown in cold blood. Phil ended up seeing the man who let his friend die at his concert. He sang this song directly to him and the man went home and killed his self…
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