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Hip-hop and rap. Yeah, that's where my heart's at. But any genre will fit as long as it ain't crap!

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Options April 22, 2011: WFMU Good HIP-HOP Friday - featuring ZIon I & The Grouch

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Core Rhythm  Darwin (A Hymnal)   Options The Ecology    2010         
Zion I & Grouch  Leader   Options Heroes in the Healing of the Nartion    2011      *   0:03:43 ()
Azeem  Mother's Cryme (Zoongali) feat Sana + DJ Zeph   Options Soundproof    2011      *   0:06:44 ()
Ras Ceylon + Mandeep Sethi  The First   Options     2011      *   0:09:52 ()
Wise Intelligent  Illuminati   Options     2011      *   0:12:58 ()
Roots (From the Underground)  Niggaz Vs Cops   Options         Not to be confused with (but they were the other - Philly Roots ) this was a Bay Area crew called the Roots - aka Roots from the Underground -who hailed from East Palo Alto    0:17:38 ()
Zion I & The Grouch  I Used To Be A Vegan   Options Heroes in the Healing of the Nartion    2011      *   0:21:31 ()
Zion I & The Grouch  Plead the Fifth (feat Codany Holiday, Fashawn, & Casual)   Options Heroes in the Healing of the Nartion    2011      *   0:24:57 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
interview with The Grouch + Zion I 
              0:31:15 ()
The Grouch  WFMU Freestyle   Options             0:50:14 ()
Zion I & The Grouch  Be A Father (feat Roy Ayers)   Options Heroes in the Healing of the Nartion  Z+G  2011      *   0:50:58 ()
Zion I & The Grouch  Frankenstein   Options Heroes in the Healing of the Nartion  Z+G  2011      *   0:54:29 ()
James Pants  Every Night I Dream   Options James Pants  Stones Throw Records  2011      *   0:59:08 ()
Von Pea  New Pair )feat Josie Stingray + Rapsody)   Options     2011      *   1:01:56 ()
Slaine   Night After Night   Options     2011      *   1:06:23 ()
Foreign Legion   Fresh Air   Options Night Moves  Quality Control  2011    more new 2011 BAY AREA music  *   1:09:52 ()
Cold Showda + Pep Love  Easty 2 Find   Options   Hiero Imperium  2011    more Bay rap - East Bay Pep Love and fellow Hiero signee (East Bay based Mid West transplant) Cold Showda  *   1:13:46 ()
James Pants  Screams Of Passion   Options   Stones Throw Records  2011      *   1:17:09 ()
Carl Barron  Bad Memory (put the bins out)   Options Walking Down The Street        Australia's funniest (in my opinion) comedian    1:19:33 ()
D Banga  Put Your Hands Up   Options     2011      *   1:23:04 ()
Jack Splash  Charlie Wilson   Options             1:26:46 ()
DaftQueen   BiteDaFunkLive (DJ Reno remashupmix)   Options             1:30:09 ()
Bassnectar  The 808 Track (feat. Mighty High Coup)   Options Wildstyle    2010    more Bay Area music    1:37:00 ()
The Freeze Tag (Bisco Smith + Cassettes Won't Listen)  The Visions - (Echoes Alike remix)   Options     2911      *   1:41:05 ()
Young Montana?  Repitition   Options Limerence  Alpha Pup  2011    21 year old producer from Coventry who got dubbed best new unsigned act by a BBC radio DJ and consequently got signed to Alpha Pup  *   1:45:01 ()
Del The Funky Homosapien  Calculate   Options The Golden Era    2011      *   1:47:14 ()
Dilated Peoples  Night Life   Options Expansioon Team            1:50:13 ()
DJ Cosn  Woke Up (feat Rashan Ahmad)   Options Time and Space    2011    Bay Area emcee Rashan Ahmad on this great new CD from DJ Cosn  *   1:54:27 ()
 
The CMA The Grouch + Lucky I Am  Windows   Options             2:07:46 ()
Dre Dog  The Avenue   Options       12"  the artist currently known as Andre Nickatina    2:11:02 ()
Paris  Neighborhood Watch   Options Acid Reflex            2:15:52 ()
 
Andre Nickatina + Smoov E  My Middle Name Is Crime   Options             2:21:28 ()
Zion I & The Grouch  Healing of the Nation   Options Heroes in the Healing of the Nartion  Z+G  2011      *   2:22:31 ()
Aleister X  Bare Nang Poppers   Options THe Git EP            2:27:12 ()
Atmosphere  Millenium Dodo   Options The Family Sign  Rhymesayers Entertainment  2011      *   2:29:06 ()
Mr Show  Rap The Musical   Options             2:32:14 ()
Volume 10   Pistol Grip   Options             2:33:48 ()
Jimmy The Hideous Penguin  WFMU tag + Licked   Options     2011    Community Skratch Games happening in Galway Ireland this weekend    2:36:43 ()
prefuse 73  Valentine Day's Failure   Options the only she chapters    2011      *   2:43:15 ()
Young Montana?  Legwrap   Options Limerence  Alpha Pup  2011      *   2:46:26 ()
James Pants  Kathleen   Options     2011      *   2:50:50 ()
Rumbus Merrylegs  The Year is 2029   Options           *   2:53:57 ()
Amp Live / Bassnecter remix                2:55:43 ()


Listener comments!

  Fri. 4/22/11 3:03pm timi Dz Nutz:

Tag First....
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:04pm Cheri Pi:

Beautiful puppeh!
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:06pm Parq:

Wow, that really is a terrific photo!
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:06pm Richard from Venezuela:

Hi Billy.
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:08pm Billy Jam:

hello TIMI D....Parq, Cheri Pi, Richard and all else tuned in.
Zion I & The Grouch will be calling in from soundcheck at Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on today's WFMU show
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:09pm Sean Daily:

Sixth comment! Woo hoo!
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:09pm Looms:

Hello back, Billy.
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:10pm Nat the Parker:

that kid is impossible
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:13pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

What's up peoples?! <rubbing my eyes> I'm hella tired.
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:14pm Passenger:

Man Parrish!
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:15pm Billy Jam:

pic on top of playlist is in the fields in Kerry, Ireland - taken by Gabriella Barics who is a friend of Lineage Crew. She got the sticker when she was at the last Galway remote WFMU broadcast I did. The photo on lower part of playlist I took earlier this afternoon on W 25th Street NYC - saw that mannequin torso and had to slap a WFMU sticker on it :)
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:16pm ben drinken:

wfmu sticker pics from all over da erf!
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:18pm Cheri Pi:

Has the "FMU sticker gone to outer space?
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:21pm Billy Jam:

This show is dedicated to the BAY AREA - will be playing a ton of BAY rap/hip-hop today + giving away tix to ANDRE NICKATINA in NYC on Sunday at Highline Ballroom
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:22pm Billy Jam:

@ CHeri Pi I have a guy at NASA who is working on that - but thanks to budget cutbacks on the Space Program it may not be for a while :)
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:23pm Nat the Parker:

Shout outs to the Bay: Abra at KUSF, Vorheez da Don, and the fine folks at the Green Tortoise hostel
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:25pm Black Pope:

A rare chance for me to catch the show live, I'm stoked! All day Tuesday I was thinking of your show, Mr. Jam.
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:30pm lsmonkey:

Love that puppy pic! Listening live Happy Friday
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:31pm ben drinken:

I used to be a vegetarian. the first meat i ate when i stopped was sardines. someone said that's not meat! some people even think chicken is not meat and only think red meat is meat. i once heard a vegetarian say that she doesn't eat anything with a face on it. well. they usually cut the whole head off the animal before they turn it into delicious food. but i eat the heads too. they are delicious.
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:35pm Timi Dz Nutz:

Hey BabyDoll, I see ya there....
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:36pm Nat the Parker:

bugs have faces...?
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:40pm Nat the Parker:

shout out to trombomers
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:41pm Carmichael:

Ola Billy from Sactown, still the home of the Kings.
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:44pm Cheri Pi:

Grouch +crew & R. Ayers=perfect match!
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:46pm lsmonkey:

Love Roy Ayers! so glad it was not just a sample Awesome
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:49pm Cecile:

Man, good to hear everyone, and I dig G+ Zion I's take on things.

Just got back from some wicked NY style coal-fired pizza. Mmmmmmm.
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:50pm ben drinken:

don't think worms have faces, but they meat like when you eat them. snails and face?!! escargo.
  Fri. 4/22/11 3:50pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Gotta pick up that album!
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:00pm Billy Jam:

thanks to Zion I & The Grouch for talking to us on WFMU - They play the Knitting Factory in BK, NY tonight - going onstage @ 1140pm. Their new album is avail on CD, LP, and digital formats - Heroes in the Healing of a Nation
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:03pm bennett4senate:

ohword, yo is the new James Pants in the New Bin??
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:04pm pat:

'ello Jilly and everyone.
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:04pm Billy Jam:

It will be after I give a copy to Brian in two minutes
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:05pm bennett4senate:

spesh delivery, love it...

(hmm lemme try this again..)

ohword, yo is the a fat blunt w/ my name on it in the New Bin??
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:05pm pat:

I don't eat much meat--not a vegetarian because I'll eat a shrimp or two here and there. If it's the animal kingdom, it's meat.
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:10pm Carmichael:

Being Good Friday and all Billy, I thought you'd be at the Vatican .. :-)
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:12pm Billy Jam:

Carmichael just got back from smoking a bowl with the Pope so it is a "Good Friday" =:) @Bennet - Brian has James Pants and will have in library by end of today
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:12pm Timi Dz Nutz:

Billy Jam I think you hit it right on the head when you said, "It's gona be the year of Da Bay.!.!" So much good music with great videos drop'n right now, and some classic producers, artist and new talent as well. I'm luv'n the new Foreign Legion , Fist Fam and Equipto.!.!.!
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:12pm Michael A. Gonzales:

Your old friend Michael Gonzales here: you sounding great on Good Friday.
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:14pm Billy Jam:

hey Michael A. Gonazales - good to hear from you - thanks for tuning in - Hope you are having a good day and an even better weekend!
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:16pm Michael A. Gonzales:

Thanks Billy...sitting here writing a new essay about weed and rap. Needed you and the music for inspiration
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:16pm bennett4senate:

yo was that a Terry Gross sample??
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:17pm pat:

I'm about done pretending to work. Heppy Earth Day.
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:17pm Billy Jam:

yeah a NPR sample from an interview she did with a famos hip-hop artist - Nice huh?
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:18pm Carmichael:

Did he let you wear his wack headgear?!?
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:25pm Richard from Venezuela:

Some venezuelan hip hop http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySBpwddFM-Y . Cuarto poder.
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:28pm Billy Jam:

this is Brooklyn artists D Banga - reminds me to give a shout out to Baje One and all over at Modern Shark in BK who hosted this show last week
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:29pm Billy Jam:

NEXT WEEK on this show = Weird NJ's Mark Moran and Rusty Tagliareni on Put The Needle On The Record, April 29

In advance of the Weird NJ curated photography exhibit at Maxwell's, opening May 16th, photographer Rusty Tagliareni and Weird NJ publisher Mark Moran will visit WFMU to discuss the behind the scenes stories on the recently published Weird NJ special issue "FORSAKEN: Abandoned In And Around New Jersey" - which is an impressive
photo collection devoted to abandoned and forgotten sites throughout the Garden State area. Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam, Friday April 29th 3pm to 6pm
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:29pm djspidermanc:

"let all the flies in"......class. great toons Billy, thanks for chucking out so much cool new stuff , without you i'd be stuck in the 90's .
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:36pm Cecile:

ahahahahaha! I have that mashup on my DJ Hero - Queen/Daft Punk
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:41pm Cecile:

BASSNECTAR
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:43pm Michael A. Gonzales:

killin' em...
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:52pm Billy Jam:

thanks Michael - having fun today playing a lot of new shit - stuff that I am really feeling...like this new triple album from DEL - and the last one by 21 year Coventry producer Young Montana? who we will be hearing a lot about in the coming months - His album drops next month on Alpha Pup.
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:52pm t:

The Freeze Tag remix is by "Echoes Alike"
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:54pm Billy Jam:

thanks t: - that is one of the major drawbacks of the digital age - when you get mp3s sent with hard-to-decipher track/credit info
  Fri. 4/22/11 4:56pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill and everyone what up? Dublin is amazing at the moment. Just back from the Gurriers Exhibiton,which is pretty amazing. Tuk hollers at you Bill. All City Jam 10th anniversary tomorrow. Happy Easter to you all.
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:10pm hamburger / london:

the weather this weekend is awesome crazy good / 25'C(3 years ago it this month it was snowing!)
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:34pm Tall Paul:

Yep can say that again, it is Ts and shorts here.
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:39pm hamburger / london:

and sandals!
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:39pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill, thanks for playing this tune, its years since I heard it.
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:40pm Billy Jam:

meanwhile we have flood warnings here in New Jersey and rain forecast for all weekend in NYC
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:45pm Billy Jam:

thank YOU for listening - yes YOU - and stay tuned to all the amazing DJs and programs on W F M U
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:45pm Cecile:

It's like that here too, Billy. Maybe even, oh GOD, snow.
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:51pm powiva:

now saluting sir jam
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:51pm jeff-m:

good show man, sounding awesome in my headphones
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:53pm Cecile:

So is this Young Montana like the High Contrast of the dubstep? (really, really young with an incredible future?)
  Fri. 4/22/11 5:58pm Kate B:

brilliant show. *supposed* to be going out but ... um ... the music's too good at home. who is James Pants? never heard of him before. great track :)
  Fri. 4/22/11 6:00pm djspidermanc:

cheers Billy
  Tue. 4/26/11 11:25am Kendall!:

awesome show, love this new Zion I & the Grouch thing I'm gonna have to pick it up ASAP.

I'm guessing Nartion was a typo tho?
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