The Cultural Vibe

Saturday 8:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M

The Cultural Vibe is a 4-hour block dedicated to bringing Michigan State the best hip-hop, rap, R&B, soul, funk, and reggae the world has to offer! From 8 PM -12 AM host DJ Riddle mixes your favorite boom-bap hip-hop classics fluidly along with current underground and mainstream rap joints, providing the perfect soundtrack to your Saturday night each week. With the goal of keeping Michigan State and the Capital Area in-touch with the Michigan hip-hop scene, DJ Riddle gives away concert tickets and provides interviews with some of hip-hop’s budding stars on a weekly basis.

As one of the original Specialty Shows on Impact 89FM, The Vibe dates back to 1989 offering a talented roster of past DJ’s that have passed the torch on-to the next host, successfully gaining and fostering the attention of East Lansing and Lansing’s hip-hop community. So Vibe out with Impact 89FM each Saturday night. Whether you tune in to hear from A$AP Rocky or Aesop Rock, Marvin Gaye or Madvillian, Ziggy Marley or Z-Trip, there is always something on The Vibe that you can get down to.

The Vibe ~ 1/11/14

On tonight’s edition of The Vibe, you’ll hear new tracks from Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug, Bodega Bamz, Kid Ink and more! Tune in at 9:30 to win tickets to see Juicy J and FowL at MSU’s Auditorium on 1/18. Follow the playlist below:

Ms. Jackson – Outkast

On Sight – Kanye West

SH!T – Future ft. Drake & Juicy J

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The Vibe ~ 1/4/14

On the very first edition of The Vibe in 2014, DJ Riddle is giving you new tracks from Drake, Rick Ross, and Timothy Bloom! Stream The Vibe right here on Impact89fm.org, and check out tonight’s playlist after the jump:

We Made It Freestyle – Drake ft. Solja Boy

Man Of The Year – ScHoolboy Q

Jazz (We’ve Got) – A Tribe Called Quest

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The Vibe ~ 12/28/13

In the last episode of The Vibe in 2013, DJ Riddle features his favorite tracks and albums that came out this year, including music from Kanye West, Run The Jewels, Chance The Rapper, Drake, Boldy James and more! Follow along with the playlist all throughout the show, live below!

Jamba – Tyler, The Creator

Dope Song – Danny Brown

Banana Clip – Run The Jewels Ft. Big Boi

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The Vibe ~ 12/14/13

Tonight’s snowy edition of The Vibe is jam packed new music from Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes, Flying Lotus, Beyonce, and our guest, Jamall Bufford. DJ Riddle and Jamall Bufford, formerly known as Buff1, chatted about his Ann Arbor upbringing, inspirations growing up, and his new album Victim Of A Modern Age.

Dopes Song – Danny Brown

How To Be The Man – RiFF RAFF

CREAM – Wu-Tang Clan

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The Vibe ~ 11/30

This week The Vibe gives you a premier of R. Kelly’s brand-new unreleased album, “Black Panties”, and celebrates album anniversaries for Michael Jackson’s Thriller and The Clipse’s Hell Hath No Furry! In addition to that, DJ Riddle will be playing some of your favorite classic and new Rap, Hip-Hop and R&B jams!

Power – Kanye West

Hold On – Pusha T ft. Rick Ross

My Story – R. Kelly ft. 2 Chainz

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The Vibe ~ 11/16/13

MSU Basketball may be #1 in the country this week, but The Vibe has been the best hip-hop college radio program since 1989! DJ Riddle is celebrating classic albums like Dre’s Chronic 2001, Hov’s The Black Album, and new music from Jhene Aiko plus more! Listen in online with the streaming link at the top right corner of the top right of the page.

The Next Episode – Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg

Fuck The Police – N.W.A.

Stunt 101 – G-Unit

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The Vibe ~ 11/9/13

Today on The Vibe, DJ Riddle celebrates the 20th anniversary of two classic Hip-hop albums! On November, 9th 1993 Midnight Marauders and Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) were released. Keep it locked to The Vibe to hear cuts off of both of these albums, and new music by Eminem and Robert Glasper. Keep it locked to Impact 89FM from 8pm-Midnight, and follow along with the live playlist below!

Groundhog Day – Eminem

Protect Ya Neck – Wu-Tang Clan

Give Me A Reason – Boldy James ft. Vince Staples

Bound 2 – Kanye West ft. Charlie Wilson

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