Unhinged Content with Jean Grae
The Almanac of Rap—a new radio show launching from rapper and DJ, Donwill! Known for his music performance and production, as well as 20 years as part of the rap duo Tanya Morgan– Donwill taps into his extensive knowledge to create a new show with Sonos Radio, taking a look at some commonalities of rap music, examining how they have emerged and their impact. For the first episode, host Donwill sits down with Jean Grae to discuss their favorite rappers and some of their most notable bars. From LL Cool J to Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Donwill and Jean reminisce over their favorite ‘unhinged’ lyrics and how it inspired them to listen wildly and then shock some creativity into their own art. SPECIAL GUEST: Jean Grae—the emcees’ MC and one of hip hop’s most legitimate lyricists was born into a family of acclaimed South African jazz musicians, Jean Grae’s roots extend into the rhythmic influences of their home in NYC, garnering a fierce reputation for complex lyrics across a 20-year career.