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Show #63 - Bountiful Freedom: A Show About Kelis

Queue Points Podcast

Release Date: 08/07/2022

Show #71 - The Machines Are Coming show art Show #71 - The Machines Are Coming

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The news about FN Meka shocked many of us, but if we pull back the layers of it, the music industry has been test driving the idea of Blackness as an avatar for decades. What could this mean for our future, and how can we push back on it. On this episode we’re discussing artificial intelligence, holograms and Blackness in the music industry. Enjoy Queue Points? Leave us a tip on Patreon: Become a Queue Points Insider to watch video replays of archived episodes, exclusives and more: Subscribe & Review Us on Apple Podcasts: Review us on Podchaser: Subscribe on Spotify: Subscribe on...

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Show #70 - Blood Lust: The music industry’s obsession with hip-hop conflict show art Show #70 - Blood Lust: The music industry’s obsession with hip-hop conflict

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Beef is as synonymous with hip-hop culture as the five elements themselves. From the earliest days rappers have had to prove who’s the best MC. Over the years raps on records have often turned into violence. Adding in the aspect of money, it can be a recipe for disaster. Join us for that discussion. DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray will also reveal their top 3 dis records and discuss the nomination of Queue Points for Best Black Music Podcast. Tune in for an informative and entertaining show. Watch this full episode on our website: Register for Afros and Audio: Topics Covered In This Episode...

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Show #69 - Can Black Folks Be Culture Vultures Too? (Guest: BLACK, GAY, stuck at home) show art Show #69 - Can Black Folks Be Culture Vultures Too? (Guest: BLACK, GAY, stuck at home)

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It’s interesting times that we’re living in. Hip-hop legend made a tweet that we felt like we needed to explore a bit more - For this show we are exploring history and asking the question “can Black folks be culture vultures too?” Joining us to thread this delicate needle are two of our favorite music heads, Joshua Henry Jenkins and Michael Ward of . We’re going to discuss their upcoming event, what they’re currently listening to and more! Watch the full episode on our website: Register for the Afros and Audio Festival: Enjoy Queue Points? Leave us a tip on Patreon: Become a...

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Show #68 - What happened to summer jams? / Black men and mental health (Guest: Reclamation Point Podcast) show art Show #68 - What happened to summer jams? / Black men and mental health (Guest: Reclamation Point Podcast)

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Well it’s official, the kids are back to school, Labor Day is over, and that means Summer 2022 is behind us. But … what was this summer’s “summer jam?” What was that one song that united the world under a groove? Did we even have one? DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray  chat about what happened. Moetown Lee and Dr. Ed Garnes from the  podcast joined us for an interview earlier in the week to discuss Black men and mental health. We play a portion of that interview on this show, as well. Watch the full episode on our website: Watch the full interview with Reclamation...

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Show #67 - Rob Milton Will See Us Now show art Show #67 - Rob Milton Will See Us Now

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We’ve said this many times on the show, but Rob Milton is one of the hardest working men in music. From a string of consistently top-notch releases as a solo artist and as part of , Milton has been a source of joy and inspiration for the work we do here at Queue Points.  It’s been a long time coming, but this show is all about the journey of Rob Milton, so far. During our special segment, Jackson, MS, resident Marq McPerson is with us at the top of the show. As you know, Jackson residents are experiencing a water outage impacting the people of this great, historic city. McPerson...

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Show #66 - Music or Multi-Level Marketing? (Guest: J Nolan) show art Show #66 - Music or Multi-Level Marketing? (Guest: J Nolan)

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The music industry isn’t known for its fairness when it comes to artist’s rights. Bad contracts, and flat out lies have been told to get artists into deals that rob them of their livelihoods and in many cases their futures. will be joining us for this interesting conversation about the long winding road of predatory hip-hop contracts. Watch this full episode on our website: J Nolan Bio: J Nolan is an independent Hip-Hop artist, songwriter, and music entrepreneur raised in the Atlanta area. His songs have been featured in NBA 2K22, Kevin Hart’s “Zero F’s Given,” Lizzo’s “Watch...

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Show #65 - The Independent Artist's Journey (Guest: DJ Saint Smith) show art Show #65 - The Independent Artist's Journey (Guest: DJ Saint Smith)

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Traveling the independent artist road in music can be challenging, but also rewarding. There are artists on the scene who’ve found ways to explore their talents in many ways, and one of them is DJ Saint Smith.  An accomplished singer/songwriter, Smith is creating his own sound, “Church&B.” We are going to explore his career, inspirations, his upcoming Gospel day party “Water to Wine” and his debut album “Yours, Saintly.” Watch this full episode on our website: Saint Smith Bio: The “new classic” is being redefined thanks to R&B crooner, Saint Smith. Hailing from...

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Show #64 - Beyoncé, Show #64 - Beyoncé, "Renaissance" & CisHet Men on the Dancefloor (Guest: DJ R-Tistic)

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Since the release of Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” there’s been an echo of conversation from men who don’t see themselves able to enjoy the work. This isn’t the first time music from women has generated this kind of attention. On this show we are excited to have with us to discuss how he reads the dancefloor to make decisions about what to play. Also, we want to dive into a discussion on ways to influence party goers to enjoy all music. Watch the episode on our website: https://to.qpnt.net/watch-show-64 DJ R-Tistic Bio: DJ R-Tistic, is an internationally acclaimed DJ hailing from Los...

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Show #63 - Bountiful Freedom: A Show About Kelis show art Show #63 - Bountiful Freedom: A Show About Kelis

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Letting Kelis tell her own story is always the best idea. Just like her musical persona suggests, she tells it like it is. The Harlem-native captivated us when her bright, curly hair and loud screaming appeared on BET in her debut video “Caught Out There,” and our adulation never stopped. Truthfully, we’d discussed doing an official Kelis show many times, and it sounds like now is the time. Join DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray as they recount the career of the maverick culture shifter. Enjoy Queue Points? Leave us a tip on Patreon: Become a Queue Points Insider to watch video replays of...

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Show #62 - Hip-Hop, Lyrics and the Criminal Justice System show art Show #62 - Hip-Hop, Lyrics and the Criminal Justice System

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With the recent arrest of YSL crew, the conversation about rappers’ lyrics being used in criminal prosecution has come into more prominent light. It’s a complicated issue, further complicated by the long history of the policing of hip-hop. On this show, we’re revisiting the long history of hip-hop and the criminal justice system. Enjoy this episode? Leave us a tip on Patreon: Become a Queue Points Insider to watch video replays of archived episodes, exclusives and more: Subscribe & Review Us on Apple Podcasts: Review us on Podchaser: Subscribe on Spotify:  Subscribe on YouTube: ...

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Letting Kelis tell her own story is always the best idea. Just like her musical persona suggests, she tells it like it is. The Harlem-native captivated us when her bright, curly hair and loud screaming appeared on BET in her debut video “Caught Out There,” and our adulation never stopped.

Truthfully, we’d discussed doing an official Kelis show many times, and it sounds like now is the time.

Join DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray as they recount the career of the maverick culture shifter.

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