Episode #106: Evidence - Member of Hip-Hop Group 'Dilated Peoples'


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This week’s guest is hip-hop artist Evidence, member of the legendary west coast group Dilated Peoples. Evidence released his latest solo album Weather or Not earlier this year on Rhymesayers, an album that tackles many aspects of his personal life in great detail. During our conversation, we talked about his 20+ years in hip-hop, the sound that has been prevalent with Evidence and Dilated Peoples, working with Alchemist, his latest album Weather or Not, how hip-hop has aged, his creative process, his current tour with Oddisee, and much more! Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. Evidence chose his Dilated Peoples crew members DJ Babu and Rakaa (Iriscience). STREAM/PURCHASE Weather or Not: https://rse.lnk.to/WeatherOrNot Follow Evidence: Facebook: facebook.com/misterevidence Twitter: twitter.com/Evidence Instagram: instagram.com/evidence Rhymesayers: rhymesayers.com/evidence THE FRESH PICK OF THE WEEK: This episode’s pick is another release from the Rhymesayers camp by the way of the St. Paul, Minnesota-based emcee deM atlaS and his newest project, Bad Actress. The 15-song debut full-length album is produced entirely by Ant of Atmosphere is the culmination of all the personal obstacles that Joshua Turner dealt with growing up. It’s a very emotional album and you get a peek into the deM atlaS psyche on Bad Actress. STREAM/PURCHASE Bad Actress: rse.lnk.to/BadActress THEME MUSIC Courtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth. SPONSOR Founded in 2015, 20×20 Apparel brings original tributes to Pro Wrestling’s classic arenas, moments and events. They look to spotlight the Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams along with the Biggest, Smallest, Strangest & Strongest. In the world of wrestling there are 100’s of shirts, promotions, flyers, social media accounts and ads. Don’t get lost in the sea of parody shirts and display fonts. We can provide professional graphic design services at a reasonable price. 20X20 also hand screen prints all tees in house. If you would like to discuss a possible run of tees, posters, koozies, foam fingers…Zubas, then drop them a line at 20x20apparel.com Web: www.20x20apparel.com Facebook: facebook.com/20x20Apparel Twitter: twitter.com/20x20Apparel --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/support

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