Frannie Kelley http://krvs.org en YG: 'I Gave Y'All What I Seen' http://krvs.org/post/yg-i-gave-yall-what-i-seen <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VN4upVaDFFs</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48WWhHCocJA</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLRHiaC_VQo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSrTnWDTdwI</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:07:00 +0000 Frannie Kelley & Ali Shaheed Muhammad 52029 at http://krvs.org YG: 'I Gave Y'All What I Seen' Pete Rock: 'Real Could Be Another Word For Original' http://krvs.org/post/pete-rock-real-could-be-another-word-original <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYmxbydg1BI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ig3313DhcB8</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSRyCMExqk4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BONgL61snlM</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3SMJyT9PKY</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUha0pSuvfk</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVYza0NiWuU</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWeppszdgSo</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:02:00 +0000 Frannie Kelley & Ali Shaheed Muhammad 50518 at http://krvs.org Pete Rock: 'Real Could Be Another Word For Original' The Rhythm That's A Way Of Living http://krvs.org/post/rhythm-thats-way-living Compared to American rock and roll, Afro-Cuban music sounds complicated to the point of intimidation. Sure the rhythms make you want to move, but if you stop to think about what's going on, your feet won't know what to do. And that's just the point — some rhythms are better felt than counted off. NPR's Frannie Kelley learned how easy they can be to play, once you abandon a central tenet of rock: the one.<p>She spoke to Cuban percussionist Dafnis Prieto, who grew up hearing complex rhythms outside his window in Havana. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:55:00 +0000 Frannie Kelley 49838 at http://krvs.org The Rhythm That's A Way Of Living Ab-Soul: 'It's A Lot' http://krvs.org/post/ab-soul-its-lot Ab-Soul, the most philosophical member of the by now vaunted Top Dawg Entertainment, met <em>Microphone Check</em> hosts Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frannie Kelley in Los Angeles two weeks before the release of his latest album, called <em>These Days ...</em> After only one listen to the album, the three of them had a conversation about Ab's high expectations of his audience and what he's trying to make for them.<p>"I've learned the bulk of what I know from hip-hop music. You understand what I'm saying? Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:34:00 +0000 Frannie Kelley & Ali Shaheed Muhammad 49820 at http://krvs.org Ab-Soul: 'It's A Lot' Rhythm Section: Spending A Week Trying To Catch The Beat http://krvs.org/post/rhythm-section-spending-week-trying-catch-beat <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw3AtnMg1xo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78NZVrC03J0</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLWlB3ib7ZM</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfjuRPQ7TyE</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZWa_LAfhNk</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:15:00 +0000 Frannie Kelley 49557 at http://krvs.org Rhythm Section: Spending A Week Trying To Catch The Beat