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Options February 13, 2015: Put the Needle On The Cold East Coast: feat. Sister Fa, Kenny Loafer, and Rico Sisney & Maggie Vagle of Sidewalk Chalk

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Sister Fa  WFMU interview (recorded last Friday from NYC)   Options no album  No Label  2015        0:00:00 ()
Sister Fa  Hip Hop Yaw La Fal   Options Sarabah  Piranha          0:05:21 ()
Sister Fa  WFMU interview (recorded last Friday from NYC) Part 2   Options no album  No Label  2015      *   0:08:40 ()
Sister Fa  garou rough   Options no album  no label  2015    not yet released  *   0:15:45 ()
Sister Fa  Hip Hop Rek   Options Sarabah  Piranha          0:18:06 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
in studio with Rico Sisney + Maggie Vagle of Sidewalk Chalk 
INTERVIEW   Options no album mic break  No Label  2015      *   0:22:02 ()
Sidewalk Chalk  Grocery List   Options Leaves  No Label  2014        0:29:24 ()
Sidewalk Chalk  Luggage (feat.Sam Trump)   Options Leaves  no label          0:32:37 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
in studio with Rico Sisney + Maggie Vagle of Sidewalk Chalk 
INTERVIEW + FREESTYLE   Options no album  No Label  2015    they play Bell House in BK tonite…their new album is "Shoulder Season"  *   0:33:58 ()
Sidewalk Chalk  Leaves   Options Leaves  No Label  2014        0:48:42 ()
Kenny Loafer  freesytle at CBCB   Options no album live freestyle  No Label  2015      *   0:50:28 ()
DJ Qbert  OG BBOY (Feat. Mr. Lif, El-P & Malicious Lee)   Options GalaXXXian  Galactic Butt Hair Records  2014      *   0:51:13 ()
Lady B  To The Beat Y'all   Options single  TEC Records  1979  12"      0:56:56 ()


Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 2/13/15 6:51pm Billy Jam:

Welcome to this week's installment of the one-hour on a Friday WFMU show "Put The Needle On The Record" that specializes in hip-hop (of all schools) but sometimes wanders off into other musical territory (EG: upcoming Rev Billy and Conspiracy Of Beards as guests shows). Just got back this morning from Northern California to the comparatively (bitterly) cold NY/NJ region. On today's show I will play a freestyle from two days ago recorded at CBCB (Berkeley CA medicinal weed dispensary where was supposed to do last week's show from) with Kenny Loafer, an interview with Senegal rapper/singer/activist Sistah Fa (founder of the grassroots campaign “Education Without Excision”) who is the subject of the acclaimed documentary "Sarabah" that examines her musical life and activist work and how she melds the two together. This interview was recorded last Friday by phone from CA to NY (thanks to Maria Luisa Gambale for recording it on NYC end) - Maria is one of the filmmakers of "Sarabah" that screened last Friday in NYC as part of the United Nation's International Day against genital cutting. Right now Sister Fa is back in Senegal doing her human rights work in building awareness of FGC (female genital cutting). Also on today's show will be in-studio guests MC Rico Sisney & singer Maggie Vagle of hip-hop/funk/jazz ensemble Sidewalk Chalk from Chicago who play Bell House in Brooklyn tonight. And if time allows will play a song in honor (or dishonor) of Valentine's Day tomorrow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 6:58pm spidermank:

appenin
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:02pm JakeGould:

Hey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:06pm spidermank:

the sadness that this installed in me over thirty years ago when i first read about it , is still with me. Respect for people as people , is it too much to ask?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:06pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Tagged up. Billy Jam the beacon for the truth speakin, big ideas over big beats, cultural elite catch a big beatin, streets hardly eatin
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:07pm chris:

Greets! Thanks for airing Sister Fa, Billy Jam. Looking forward to Sidewalk Chalk, too.
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:07pm ADA:

peace to the nations, we made it through another work week. 3 day weekend !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:08pm cosmickitty:

Awesome to see and hear empowering women spreading the true word of Hip Hop
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:09pm cosmickitty:

Not to mention beautiful
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:13pm chris:

Les belles mots et une belle personne!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:14pm Philthy woman:

Inspiring and fabulous
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:16pm spidermank:

D'accord
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:16pm jon:

sup billy! sup yall! great show billy.
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:20pm brandon:

do you like sultana? i have a crush on female rappers. monie love is beautiful too! haha
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:25pm brandon:

why aren't there famous female turntableists/scratch artists or hip-hop producers, beat makers?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:26pm common:

Billy jam and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:26pm cosmickitty:

Some say that hip hop is misogynistic and I say you're not listening to the right shit then
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:27pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Peep Princess Nokia, keepin the tradition alive in the new generation. www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:27pm chris:

For real, cosmickitty! Yo, common!
Avatar Fri. 2/13/15 7:28pm Richard from Venezuela:

Sister Fa sounds great.
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:30pm Rico Sisney:

You're listening to the opening of our second album Leaves
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:30pm SeanG:

the dank
Avatar Fri. 2/13/15 7:31pm Richard from Venezuela:

Great hip hop. Thanks for this Billy Jam.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:33pm cosmickitty:

Billy Jam has put me on to a few great women hip hop artists. I think the first one was Dessa
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:37pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Big Ups Dessa. Jean Grae, Bahamadia, Erykah Badu, Rah Digga, Lauryn Hill, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, etcetera etcetera
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:37pm Philthy woman:

Can't seem to stop *ing these tonight, I have a terrible memory and wanna check these out again, sweet show as usual Billy Jam. You need a few hrs
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:39pm cosmickitty:

I'm with you Philthy woman. Dig your name!
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:42pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill, tuned in late Big up to Rico n Maggie nice tunes enjoying. Yep everyone is right your show is too short.
For Sidewalk Chalk media check http://www.sidewalk-chalk.com/media/ Later, Peace,One Love
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:44pm Rico Sisney:

Much love Tall Paul!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:47pm chris:

All love, no fear!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:48pm cosmickitty:

<3 <3 <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:48pm spidermank:

beat me to it chris , best msg ever
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:49pm chris:

For realz!
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:49pm Tall Paul:

Yo I know if I lived over your way, I would check these guys out. That is dope specially when someone like Mggie drops an accapella like that
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:50pm Tall Paul:

Yo I was very lucky last weekend here in Dublin, Blackalicious were in town man oh man what a gig simply of the hook.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:51pm chris:

Turn it up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:52pm TheRapperWithNoName:

BIlly Jam KNOWS WHAT IS UP
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 2/13/15 7:54pm cosmickitty:

It makes me feel sassy sometimes
  Fri. 2/13/15 7:56pm jon:

yup so good billy
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:57pm spidermank:

europes gonna get some Jam time soon , ow lucky are we? Billlllllly Jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaam yeaaaah goddamn i love that man
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 7:59pm Philthy woman:

Dig yours to Cosmickitty!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 2/13/15 8:00pm Berd:

Thank you Billy Jam.
Avatar Fri. 2/13/15 11:18pm Billy Jam:

thanks to all for listening ……thanks to all the guests…also thanks to Rob Weisberg of "Transpacific Sound Paradise" for referring Sister Fa to me…Next week will be will have Rev Billy in the house (with some of his choir) talking about the po po and his latest run ins with them…..also will have Detroit rapper MAHD on the phone + will do a pre-Oscars remix of the movie "Birdman: The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance" …..but then again this is freeform radio - so who knows what might happen by the time next Friday rolls around
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