Posts tagged "Chicago"

R.I.P. Frankie Knuckles. Heaven is no longer, "Waiting On Its Angel"

R.I.P Frankie Knuckles. Heaven is no longer, “Waiting on its Angel” I heard the news last night and my heart was saddened. I also saw all of the Facebook dedications from other DJ’s. Major promoters as well as Television Stations, Newspapers and other big wigs in front of, and behind the music scene all posted... Read more »

You asked me if I liked Arsenio? About as much as the…

Arsenio is back! Judging by the Nielsen ratings he is back for good. Sure the first episode had some uncomfortable moments but for the most part, “Stella got her groove back”. Next weeks shows will be HOT FIRE! Don’t believe me just watch! Arsenio is in a great position. His first show, twenty-years ago, was... Read more »

Top 10 summer songs to rock the barbecue.

The 80 degrees yesterday and today remind me of the fun you can have in the summertime here in the Midwest. Places like the beach, Taste of Chicago, Six Flags, Summer-fest in Milwaukee, Ravinia in Highland Park, Cedar Point in Ohio, or just hanging out with friends and family provide the memorable summer. What also... Read more »

Bilal's, "A Love Surreal". Grown up music made to party and procreate!

Everyone knows I love Neo-Soul, New Soul, Soul, R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz, House Music, Rock all that. I love music, any kind of music. I have my favorites. Jamiroquai, Dwele, Common, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Mos Def, Harry Connick Jr, Robert Randolph, The Roots and Hall and Oates. Well you can add another to that... Read more »

The ROOTS. Americas House Band. From, "Do You Want More", to Jimmy Fallon on NBC. We aplaud you.

I first interviewed the legendary ROOTS crew on their CD release promotion through GEFFEN records in 1995 as the label provided ClubbinTV unlimited access to the band. My camera guy at the time was Kevin, “KAZ” Matthews and the show was literally a one camera, guerilla style recording. We would just walk into our interview... Read more »

Dwele, "What Profit", and Virgin Records responsible for my Marriage.

How many people can say that a record label is responsible for them getting married? Well I honestly can say that Virgin Records played a key role in me meeting my beautiful wife way back when. You may asked how is that possible? Well I am writing this blog about it. Wanna Hear it? Here... Read more »

Chicago House Music. The best there ever was. Gotta Have House.

“Said you were my lady, and your love was true.” If you know that line from the song you are probably a club head from the late 80’s and early 90’s in the Chicago music scene. I am proud to have grown up not only a part of the Chicago club scene, but eventually becoming... Read more »