Today The Vibe celebrates Kanye West’s birthday, and touches on all of the other great things that happened in hip-hop this week. DJ Riddle also gives you new music from Chuck Inglish, 2 Chainz, ScHoolboy Q and more! Check out the playlist after the jump.
Tonight’s Accidental Blues are packed with classics from Muddy Waters to Howlin’ Wolf to Elmore James. Albert King’s Born Under A Bad Sign on tonight’s artist spotlight, newly remastered by Joe Tarantino at Stax Records.
B.B. King – Broken Promise
Buddy Guy – 7-11
Big James And The Chicago Playboys – All Your Love
Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings – Poor Man
Lansing City Councilwoman A’Lynne Robinson voices concern for the decision to allow the Lansing Office of Community and Faith Based Initiatives a place in the budget. City Pulse Columnist Kyle Melinn discusses the race for Carl Levin’s open Senate seat. Representative Mark Schauer announces his bid for governor and County Register Of Deeds Curtis Hertel Jr discusses foreclosures and his run for the U.S. Senate.
On the show today we have Aaron Jordan and Spencer Ray, a couple new faces to Sportswrap. Listen for a Redwings Game 7 retrospective and a current update on the Stanley Cup Playoffs, predictions for Game 7 regarding the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat, and Rutger’s possible Athletic Director Julie Herman’s controversial past.
Tim Hunnicut on today’s City Pulse, a local entrepreneur speaks on an investment about a local Genesee School purchase. Chris Swope, Lansing City Clerk and Lansing Real Estate Attorney Greg McClelland chat about same sex marriage property rights. City Council members Kathie Dunbar and Carol Wood on the show as well to discuss the recently approved city budget.
Tonight in sports as Game 6 fires up between the Detroit Redwings and the Chicago Blackhawks, Alex and Max discuss their progress. MSU football expenses discussed as well as the College football career of player turned rapper, Jay Harris. Also, the Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia “feud” heats up the game of golf. NBA playoffs are also on the agenda with a review of the recent Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers Game.
If you’re feeling funky, so are we. Robert Cray, Bobby Rush, And Carey Bell starting things off funky fresh. On tonight’s artist spotlight, Blues Women International – Hopson Sessions. Some of the talent on this album include, Sunday Wilde, Julia Magness, and Joni Buffulohead.
Carey Bell – Lonesome Stranger
Lurrie Bell – All Over Again
Robert Cray Band – Nothing Against You
Chris Murphy – Funkalishus
Big Ten Football schedule is up for criticism and athletic budget also discussed. Exciting topics in hockey include Detroit Redwings in Game 2 against the Chicago Blackhawks and MSU alum Tory Krug ties Game 1 against the New York Rangers in his first Playoff appearance. Also, the Detroit Pistons predictions get under way.
Previously unreleased Delmark record on tonight’s artist spotlight. Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup with Jimmy Dawkins and Willie Smith play on this 1969 record Sunny Road. We’re starting it off sunny and warm with the music of New Orleans. Zydeco from Buckwheat Zydeco and Swamp Pop from the likes of Bobby Charles.
Bobby Charles – I Ain’t Gonna Do It No More
Clifton Chenier – My Soul
Sugar Boy Crawford – What’s Wrong