Seminal UK MC illaman has a huge resume and the personality n stories to back it up. From his beginnings in Tomb Crew, being Goldies hype man, to being a part of the wider Foreign Beggars family, and now 1/3 of the new metal band Pengshui. This is the time to get to know illa before he goes stratospheric.
Akira the Don
Akira The Don is one of the most deepest thinkers I know; extremely well read and articulate. So its a pleasure to sit down for 40 minutes of positive conversation ; today we talk wisdom , knowledge and power - Breaking down social boundaries, questioning why the world is in the place its at, and the importance of discipline.
Funk royalty hits the Podcast today - Good friend and legend, singer songwriter Nikka Costa!
We talk through her history in music; Alongside her father Don Costa - meeting Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett to name a few, at a very early age. To then working her way up the music world with hits such as Like A Feather, which lead to her collaborating alongside Prince for over 13 years, PLUS work with Marc Ronson, Printz Board and to now, with her ever building musical journey.. this one is NOT to be missed!
EdIT / Glitch Mob
Todays Podcast we get into the headspace of the producer's producer - sound designer, composer, engineer, and 1/3 of the critically acclaimed Production outfit The Glitch Mob... Its the Mighty EdIT.
Talking all things studio related and more; from his creative and technical processes, day to day activities and his disciplines that help make him one of the most well rounded producers in his field. Expect Strong Knowledge.
Todays K K Podcast is lucky enough to grab Goth/elactro singer, songwriter and producer K.A.N.G.A for a chat - direct from her studio in Downtown LA, Before she embarks on her world tour alongside Black Queen (Dillinger Escape Plan's new side project) and Tennis System.
K.A.N.G.A talks music, inspirations, the Goth Industrial scene, plus her tour stories on the road with 90's legends Cubanate.
Real1 / Anzo Amore
Real 1, FKA 2x WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore steps into the KK Podcast ring to talk about his beginnings in wrestling, his new career in the rap game and the connectivity within the two worlds. Not to be missed!
Todays Podcast with don Frankmusik, the genre crossing singer, songwriter, Producer, collaborator, not to mention discoverer of new and aspiring artists.
This conversation see's us add political and cultural value to music, to genre's and the possible reasons for why the musical landscape is the way it is both for the US & UK.
Filmed at the Whisky A Go-Go, todays Podcast is with The Isis Queen; front girl of both Punk band, The Barbwire Dolls & Alt synth band, Royal Distortion.
Isis talks all things creative - from her beginnings in Greece, to her progression in clothing designing and customisation. Plus the rise of Barbwire Dolls - the Warp tours, the signing to the Moorhead label, and the rebuilding a new Sunset Strip live scene via the Royal Distortion's weekly Whisky A Go-Go gig nights.
Blake Lewis. Songwriter, singer and American Idol Beatbox champ talks through his rise to critical acclaim. And his journey in meeting Robbin Williams, Douge Fresh, Darkchild, Bon Jovi and many many more. Expect nothing but beatbox talk in this one too!
Bass Music / Dubstep producer Conrank flies in for the KK Podcast. talking about his career trajectory, what it takes to create the tipping point in genre success, the club scene in China and the international Electronic dance scene.
This weeks hangs comes courtesy of the infamous Jaguar Skillz.
speaking exclusively and in depth, Jag opens the door on his past successes; from his childhood alongside David Rodigan, to his vast knowledge of records which steered him to the 90's Hip Hop culture.
From his meeting with Biggie Smalls, his time in the legendary D&D Studio's in New York with Dj Premier, Guru, Big L, Jay Z.. his involvement with Rawkus Records and the journey into becoming radio and clublands favourite Ninja... This aint to be missed.
KK Podcast 23 is with the don, hip hop mogul, UK street fashion spokesman, radio DJ, pundit and sneaker collector - Kish Kash ! Join us on a cultural journey past and present - from the early UK Hip Hop Scene, the record stores, and the break collectors of Soho.. through to the merging of fashion, the rappers of now and the trends that repeat and circulate. Not to mention sneakers.
Shaun Wallace (Chaser from the TV show The Chase)
This weeks PC is with barrister, Dr, TV Personality, Lecturer and Radio presenter, Mr Shaun Wallace. Taking us through his humble beginnings, his win as the first black champion on the tv quiz, Mastermind (champion 2004) and his role as the first chaser on the hit ITV show The Chase.
The Stanton Warriors
Dom B of The Stanton Warriors hits the guest seat, Breaking down the Breakbeat scene, its club landscape, crazy tour stories and their musical influences that creates their influential sound.
Special Episode 20
The pilot Episode with Alex Child (international script writer) & James Rushent (music producer)
This weeks podcast is a Raw and uncut pilot episode, recorded live with whiskies, Cigars and on location, in the deepest Berkshire hills.
Killa Kela, with Alex Child - International script writer. And James Rushent of Does It Offend You Yeah?, producer collaborator for The Prodigy, Dillon Francis, What So Not, Mad Decent & Biffy Clyro.
This is an original audio piece of 3 best mates getting together and working out how to record a podcast; talking movies, writing, comedy, music and good vibes.
This weeks Killa Kela Podcast is with US Sharpism artist and Sculpture/designer Travis Moore.
Travis talks through his work behind Sharpie Pens, his fine art influences, international travels AND his creating and overseeing of the legendary Lemmy statue at The Rainbow Bar & Grill LA.
Week 18's Podcast is with beatbox innovator, teacher and artist - Reeps One.
We get deep in mutual talk regarding beatboxing, it’s application into music, on stage, in lectures and as a means to helping science & mental health. Reeps talks us through his immediate projects as well as his humble beginnings.
Two of the UKs beatbox masters begin conversation for the first time ever, get ready for 90 minutes of vocal techers
Spider J (international Music Collaborator)
This weeks KK Podcast is w SpiderJ ; collaborator with Bob Marley & The Wailers, Dawn Penn, Peter Tosh and long standing band Leader for Lee Scratch Perry. Writing alongside Stevie Wonder, UK Apache, Madness, Estelle, Dizzee Rascal, myself and his more recent involvement with BBC Introducing’s young guns Kioko.
Man of many musical heads, Sam Young AKA Vanilla Ace passes through the studio to tell of his journey through the London club scene in Rap, Disco, House and everything in between. Talking influences, breaks, production, collaborations and comic collecting.
This weeks Killa Kela Podcast is with Dave Baby:
Artist , Model, Clothing Designer, Punk, sculpture, last standing member of House Of Beauty & Culture. Dave talks through his career spanning 4 decades, including his work as a saxophonist through the Punk era in New York and San Fran, member of the early 80's synth band The Transmitters, his work with Mark Lebon, his good friend and fashion legend Judy Blame, his erotic wood work design, work with Kate Moss and more.
This weeks podcast is with East London native, MC and artist Marger; reflecting on his early beginnings within his musical family & the early Grime scene - meeting Craig David, Dizzee Rascal, So Solid Crew and more, plus his colaborations on lead up to his latest EP
Tizer (I.D Crew)
This weeks Podcast is with one of UK graffs gems - Tizer of ID crew.
Talking about his upbringing; his mother as a member of the Black Panthers and script writer, his introduction to Hip Hop, Punk, Skating and street culture, to his work in Graff ; writing across the globe, graffitiing Malcolm Mclaren's funeral box, the head offices at Google and much much more..
This ones a biggie!!
Jordan of Rizzle Kicks
Todays guest is Jordan; battle rapper and one half of the duo Rizzle Kicks.
We get deep n talk about his journey, himself in and amongst the spotlight and his new projects. Its not to be missed!!
Grammy Nominated and Music Producers Guild Award Winner Catherine Marks swang by at the top of the year to chat all things from production.. from techniques, to her work alongside Kanye West, The Foals, Wolf Alice and more.
From his humble beginnings, to collaborations with Lethal Bizzle, Ginger/Wildhearts, The Prodigy and Towers of London. Rockstar stories and encounters with Jeff Beck, Pete Doherty, Robert Plant, his own projects The Howling, Lupus Dei and much much more.. this is Rev, upfront and personal!
Dj Plus One
This weeks KK podcast is with Plus One: World DJ champion, producer, Ex Scratch Pervert and one half of the producer duo Jackbeats. Get set for one of the sickest Podcasts yet.
UK Punk / Rap / Grime hybrid BV hits the guest seat for a more observational chat about Punk, Grime and it's similarities, his processes of creating his music from start to finish, and his Church Of Vylan live show.
This weeks show is with UK Funky Pioneer, Rinse FM original and Kick Kick Snare label owner, Roska ; talking production techniques, how he got started, his history on Rinse, His collaborations n work in the UK music scene.
BBC Radio One DJ and UMA Nominated producer Toddla T takes the guest seat to chat about Carnival, his influences from the old to the newer than new, his work on radio and more.
Killa Kela Podcast with Baggsy Boy, UK Drift Champion 2009, King Of Kings Champion 2014, Monster RX golden boy and Idris Elba TV colaborator.
TMC, Model and Fashion forward artist Tino Kamal speaks his mind
about todays mergance of fashion in rap, his work with Director Nick Knight, Charlie Sloth
"Fire In The Streets" Show, and his life as a creative.
This weeks Killa Kela Podcast is with special guest, Fashion designer and creator Alice Vandy;
Chatting about her journey into Fashion, her creative techniques, and her building of the Planet Vandy brand.
Killa Kela alongside Dj Ma1a from Paris, France;
Club DJ as well as Monster Energy Tour Dj, Boiler Room DJ, as
well as European tour DJ for The Suicide Boys. This weeks guest is
Ma1a, talking all things - from the French music scene to his world
Available Tuesdays at 9am from 13th of Feb
Alex Child & James Rushent,
Jordan Rizzle Kicks,