96 minutes | Mar 25, 2020
Episode 23: Enonomous aka Big Fig
Welcome back to another episode of the Slightly Ignorant podcast.This week we were blessed to have 2G artist, rapper and Queens native, Enonomous aka Big Fig in the building for the worldwide debut of TWO UN-RELEASED TRACKS, 750 and Cherry Sprinkles.Along with his performances, Enonomous gave us an inside look into his influences, his latest album Big Figidy, and his work with the 2G music group, which features artists like Yohan, ShadP , Jerry Milo and Hookzmurdock.Besides having an array of talented artists, 2G is known state-wide for throwing dope events which include performances, Michelin-stared catering and all around good vibes.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------Big Figidy is now streaming on Spotify, Tidal & on Iheart. Follow Enonomous on Instagram to learn more about upcoming 2G events and artist releases including Yohan's upcoming album C'est La Vie and ShadP's latest album "Over My Head".Support the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)
71 minutes | Mar 7, 2020
Episode 22: Louie C Rhymes
We're kicking off this week with two performances and a conversation with rapper, educator and Brooklyn native- Louie C Rhymes.In the midst of mumble rappers and trap, Louie C Rhymes is a breath of fresh air. Combining a lyrical arsenal akin to one of his influences, J.Cole and a flow that pays homage to the birthplace of Hip-Hop, Louie embodies the essence of a conscious rapper.During our conversation we discover the origins of Louie C Rhymes, his top influences, balancing life as an educator and artist and discuss conspiracy theories around the Corona virus and the Rothschild family.His new single "Wake Up" is now available on Spotify, Youtube and Apple Music.To stay up to date on Louie's music and for some sick freestyles follow Louie on Instagram @LouieCRhymesSupport the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)
58 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
Episode 21: The Greatest Rapper Alive
Who's the greatest rapper alive? That's a question we've debate many times before. With Complex's recently published "The Greatest Rapper Alive" list we decided to finally air our opinions.On this weeks episode we debate who dominated the 90's, who should and shouldn't have made the list and the upcoming class of rappers that are leading the airwaves today.Follow us on Instagram for exclusive content, behind the scenes footage,and giveaways. Instagram @SlightlyIgnorantPodcastWebsite: SlightlyIgnorantPod.comIf you enjoyed this episode please us a review on Apple Podcasts.Cheers,The Slightly Ignorant TeamSupport the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)
35 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Episode 20: Discovering Indie Artists with The Wild Honey Pie.
What do artists like Cage the Elephant, Steve Aoki, Eric Clapton and Alt-J have in common? Besides the FACT that they are adored worldwide, they have all also worked with the music discovery and special events media company, the Wild Honey Pie.This week we're chatting with none other than the CEO and founder of the Wild Honey Pie, Eric Weiner, about how this Brooklyn-based outfit with an eye for indie talent, is breaking down barriers between emerging artists and fans through immersive experiences, events and curated content. From an annual adult sleep-away summer camp/festival called Welcome Campers, to dinner parties complete with live performances, Eric and the Wild Honey Pie team are revolutionizing how music and new artists are discovered.Along with hosting themed dinner parties from coast to coast, the Wild Honey Pie records live studio performances called "Buzzsessions" that introduce fans to established and emerging acts such as indie powerhouses, Cage the Elephant and Alt-J.As if a sleep-away adult summer camp/festival, wasn't enough, The Wild Honey Pie also produces in-house music videos for artists and have worked with the likes of Eric Clapton and Steve Aoki.Their annual festival, Welcome Campers, will take place from May 23rd-25th in Camp Lenox, Massachusetts . The all-weekend camp includes live performances, camp activities, food, booze & more! You can find more information and purchase tickets at http://welcomecampers.com/.If an intimate dinner party with a side of great live music is more of your style, you can sign up for their latest event at https://www.thewildhoneypie.com/events. For more information on events, playlists and Buzzsessions follow ,the Wild Honey Pie on Instagram.Their curated playlists on Spotify are also a great way to discover your new favorite artists from the comfort of your home.Thanks for listening, as always please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts if you enjoyed this episode.Support the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)
49 minutes | Jan 18, 2020
Episode 19: How to become a full-time artist with Anthony Obas.
Welcome back to another episode of the Slightly Ignorant Podcast.This week we're talking to author, talent manager and event curator, Anthony Obas about his debut book, Shifting Your Music Into a Career !As the name implies, the first volume of the series focuses on providing emerging, independent artists with the knowledge, insight and guidance needed to turn hobbyists into full-time artists.Along with personal observations gained from his time as a radio host, event curator, and talent manager, Obas utilizes case studies from some of the biggest names in music today from Travis Scott to Frank Ocean to showcase how independent artists can breakthrough in the industry.During our chat we touched base on the importance of creating a brand, owning your music, building a team, collaboration and much more.We had a great time chopping it up with Anthony, he's got a lot of insight and ambition and is shaking things up in the industry.His book is available on Amazon and Barnes N' Noble for purchase. It's a resource for artists coming up in the game, their teams or anyone looking for some insight into the music industry today.Anthony is available on Instagram for anyone that has questions regarding anything music industry related.You can also watch our full conversation on Youtube.Thanks for listening! Dont forget to leave us a review if you enjoyed this episode.Support the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)
60 minutes | Jan 6, 2020
Episode 18: Blending philosophy and music with JSTNURMIND.
Its 2020 and we're back with another episode of the Slightly Ignorant Podcast.This week we're talking to New York City-based artist and producer JSTNURMIND about his debut EP, Childish Dreams.Childish Dreams is a return to infancy as JSTNURMIND would put it and combines elements from electronic music and Hip-Hop to create tracks that will have you simultaneously lost in thought and bumping your head.Along with breaking down his album, JSTNURMIND recounts growing up in NYC at a time where Hip-Hop and Rap dominated the sound-waves, discovering Daft Punk and other electronic artists along with giving us insight into his creative process.His album is available on all streaming platforms below. Go listen and have your mind blow.https://linktr.ee/jstnurmindFollow JSTINURMIND on Instagram to learn more and stay up to date on future releases.Remember to share, rate and leave us a review if you enjoyed this episode. Thanks for listening.Support the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)
81 minutes | Dec 17, 2019
Episode 17: Insights into the music industry with hall of fame talent manager, Barry Bergman.
Hey guys, thanks for tuning in to another episode of the Slightly Ignorant Podcast.This week we’re talking to music industry legend and Personal Managers Hall of Fame inductee,Barry Bergman ,about his career, achievements, the music industry and his on-going seminar, “Music Industry Secrets You Can’t Google”.Barry has had a career spanning 40+ years, during which he played an instrumental role in the launching of multi-platinum artists AC/DC, Meatloaf and countless others.He has managed several artists including Juno award winner, Keven Jordan and published over 250 songs under his companies, Ellymax Music and Wood Monkey Music. His catalogs include songs by Michael Bolton, Cher, Joan Jett, Kix and many others.He is the founder and president of the Music Managers Forum-US, an organization that has been advocating for artists’ and managers’ rights since the 90’s. Among their achievements is the passing of the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995.Barry currently manages multi-lingual singer/songwriter, Timmoris Lane and shares his music industry insights with curious minds in his cant-miss seminar “Music Industry Secrets You Can’t Google”.His next seminar is happening on January 13th in New York City. Seating is limited so be sure to get tickets before they run out!For more information on his seminar, career and achievements visit BarryBergman.com.Support the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)
57 minutes | Dec 5, 2019
Episode 16: Boom Bap revival with rap duo- Uptown Bodega and Busy Dega.
We're back this week talking to one of the hottest rappers out right now, UptownBodega and hypeman/manager, BusyDega.The brothers turned rap duo hail from Central Islip, NY and are known for their lyrical prowess, unrivaled energy, and 90s Boom Bap style.They've been tearing the stage across the East Coast promoting their recent album, Hennesis and are working on a new project slated for a 2020 release.Uptown's lyrical arsenal and flow was showcased recently on Shade45's SiriusXM station during a cypher on the Lord Sear special.The duo have performed at the iconic SOBs in NYC and are set to hit the stage at Hayatys in NYC on Dec 10th.To listen to Hennesis, and view upcoming dates visit http://smarturl.it/HENNESIS or follow the duo on Instagram at UptownBodega and Busy_Dega.Support the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)
53 minutes | Nov 21, 2019
Episode 15: Inside the mind of a rapper with special guest, Nik Moody.
Welcome to the season 2 premiere of the Slightly Ignorant Podcast!We're kicking off the new season by talking to rapper and hip-hop artist, Nik Moody, about his upcoming tour of the Northeast, and his new EP, "The Quiet One."Along with talking about his new project and dates, we discuss his top influences, creative process and what it's like to be an independent artist.Nik closes out the show by freestyling an unreleased verse for us.Nik hails from Canarsie, Brooklyn and now calls Queens his home. He's been featured on SHADE45, Eminem's Sirius XM station and is going on tour Nov 23rd for his new EP, "The Quiet One."For information on tour dates or to listen to Nik's latest EP, visit nikmoody.com/ or follow him on Instagram @ www.instagram.com/nikmoody_/.Support the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)
20 minutes | Oct 12, 2019
Raw Pod #15:Yearbook
This week the guys take a walk down memory lane while going through Bryan's high school yearbook and reminisce on their teenage years.Bryan gives us a peep into his past as he reads what his ex-flings, crushes and friends wrote to him before he headed off to College.Follow us for exclusive content, behind the scenes footage, giveaways and to be notified of special events happening near you!Website: SlightlyIgnorantPod.comInstagram @SlightlyIgnorantPodcastTwitter @SlightlyIgnantFacebook @SlightlyIgnorantPodcastPlease leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or email us at SlightlyIgnorantPod@gmail.com if you have any comments or suggestions!Cheers,The Slightly Ignorant TeamSupport the show (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-slightly-ignorant-podcast/id1471066903)