CLEVELAND – June 21, 2022 – (Newswire.com)
The Riffs on Riffs podcast, an Evergreen Podcasts production dives into the art of sampling to reveal surprising connections between the music of yesterday and today. The show kicked off its new season on June 8 and will air episodes every other Wednesday.
This season, hosts Joe Watson and Toby Brazwell dive deep into an incredible story as they research the untold story of the band 24-Carat Black, their seminal album ‘Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth’, visionary Dale Warren and their impactful collective. on the music industry.
“The incredible stories of this band and this record are proof that sometimes life is stranger than fiction, and we’re going straight to the roots for all the incredible stories,” says Joe Watson, musician, guitarist and co-founder always. Go Big Creative Lab, a design and branding firm based in Cleveland, Ohio.
Hear from 24-Carat Black singers Princess Hearn and Niambi Steele, plus saxophonist Jerome Derrickson, currently booking agent for icon Frankie Beverly. They also carry on a long conversation with Zach Schonfeld, author of the book 33⅓, “Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth” and regular contributor to rolling stone, Fork, Newsweekand Vulture.
“Whether it’s the collapse of Stax Records, the band’s record company, or their music just ahead of their time, this band never gained enough ground in their lifetime to reach true celebrity, but his legacy lives on in the more than 100 songs sampled it,” says Toby Brazwell, a hip-hop producer and entertainer whose band Edotkom has opened for artists such as Fugees, Cypress Hill and others.
Music fans can also expect brand new, unreleased music from former band members 24-Carat Black. Watson, Brazwell and producer Noah Foutz collaborated with the singers to produce a few new tracks. “We were thinking about the legacy of 24-Carat Black and the kind of tragedy in how the band never took off while they were together. Their music got that second life through sampling that none of the original band members could participate in,” says Foutz, a music composer and performing musician from the Cleveland area. “We wanted to give back to these band members and create new music with them – something they can be proud of and success from.”
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