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FDBK Ep. 065 – Ginger Leigh, Born With Talent Alongside J-Rock

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Born in a family of talented musicians, Ginger Leigh shares her experience and stories about her career as an artist, performer, and song-writer along with her friend Jeannine Rock aka J-Rock: Her upbringing, family, and first gigs Her inspiration How she is on stage Her songwriting process (Jetstream, Mexican Man) The Austin music scene Her travels Meeting her heroes Blu At ...

FDBK Ep. 060 – The Ladies of D.A.M.E. Take You On A Journey

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DJ Mahealani, DJ Shani and Queen Deelah are D.A.M.E. or Down Ass Mamas Elevatin’. We talk about: Their background and upbringing around music from Texas/Maui, Chicago, and Oakland. Their move to Austin and how D.A.M.E. was formed. Collecting records and how they consume music. How they take their audience through a musical journey at their parties. Their song request policy. Being ...

FDBK Ep. 058 – Crew 54 Is That Group From The 254

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M.O.S. and G-Christ of Crew 54 may have jumped into Hip Hop late but they definitely caught up with it. They have been bringing those raw lyrics on top of banging head-nodding beats. We talk about: How they fell in love with Hip Hop and met each other (great story there!) The beat, production process, the live shows The 54 ...

FDBK Ep. 055 – Keeping It Soulful with Keeper

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Keeper is a 3-member vocal group that was born from their friendship, and mutual of love of harmonizing and music. We talk about: Their background in music, singing and songwriting 10YR, L.A.X. and the birth of Keeper Their collaboration with Applied Pressure and other producers Songwriting and production Group dynamic and live performance How “Happy To Be Sad” got featured on ...

FDBK Ep. 049 – Obey The Raw with D.O.S. and Ruler Why

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D.O.S. has been involved with the local Hip Hop scene as a young teenager looking after his younger brother, and is now one of the best to make out of Texas. He collaborated with young producer Ruler Why on his latest album, Obey The Raw. We talk about: What inspired them to get into Hip Hop as an artist and a ...

FDBK Ep. 047 – The Digital Wild Is Full Of Passion

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Chantell Moody and Seth Woodward have a lot in common musically, from playing in a orchestra as a kid to songwriting. As the lead vocalists on The Digital Wild, they bring their emotions to their music. We talk about: Their upbringings in Iowa and Washington State and experiences with music The move to Austin and the scene at the time How ...

FDBK Ep. 033 – Bavu Blakes Grew Up Fine and Great

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Bavu Blakes is a brick in the foundation of the Austin Hip Hop scene and is now focusing on “how the original Hip Hop generation leverages their resources for today’s generation“. We talk about: His upbringing as the direct target for the emerging Hip Hop culture The birth of Hip Hop Humpday and what it brought to Austin Freestyling vs ...

FDBK Ep. 030 – Talking Bars with RuDi Devino and Cap N Kirk of SubKulture Patriots

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RuDi Devino and Cap N Kirk, 2 out of 4 members of the SubKulture Patriots have been on the hip hop scene for a while. We talk about: How they met and the crew got together Their writing process, the production, the videos The local hip hop scene The Vans tour and various collabs Keep up with them: RuDi Devino:     ...

FDBK Ep. 027 – Puns and Music with Kenny Duet and EkWhoa

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Both from Ghana and New York, Kenny Duet and EkWhoa have been singing and writing poetry from a young age. They now collaborate on music. We talk about: Where their love for music come from Their first performances Their writing process Their upcoming concert at Lucky Lounge Quote of the show: “No matter where the environment is, my goal is ...

FDBK Ep. 026 – Tee Double Is The Hometown Kid

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With 25 years in the music business, Tee Double has become the music ambassador for the city of Austin. As a producer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and advocate, he has a lot of knowledge to share with artists out there trying to make it. We talk about: How he got started at the very young age and the local Hip Hop scene ...

FDBK Ep. 019 – Eric White Has Nothing To Hide

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Local hip hop artist Eric White lays it all on the table about: His background, his struggles, his relationships, and mental health Music With Substance and his solo career Pay-To-Play and the Austin Hip Hop scene Keep up with Eric White:     Use the Nitewire (Live Chat) group renamed Unofficial Nitewire to connect with people on any given night and ...

FDBK Ep. 016 – Off The Top with Zeale

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Born and raised Austinite and MC/artist Zeale talks about: His introduction to Hip Hop and freestyling Being on the rap battle circuit Becoming a recording artist The Austin Hip Hop scene What it takes to be a true MC His encounters with Talib Kweli, KRS-ONE, Questlove, and L.A. Reid Click here to watch Zeale save the day at the AWOLNATION ...

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