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  • DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray welcome special guest, Mr. Al Pete, to discuss the impact of producer and rapper, J Dilla on the music industry, remembering his work and legacy. They commemorate J Dilla's birthday, reflect on his unique style, and highlight their favorite Dilla productions and songs. 

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    Mr. Al Pete Biography:

    Mr. Al Pete is a Hip Hop musician, podcaster, journalist, and the founder of Mister Peterson’s Neighborhood/The MPN Network. Created in 2012, MPN reached instant success with themed ‘warehouse’ parties and the birth of two sub brands: Fly Socks and Tees and The Groove Suite, which was created in 2014. While hosting multiple events, The Groove Suite Podcast was formed to showcase the Neo Soul, Progressive, and other related genres’ music and artists from Jacksonville, Florida and around the United States. In August of 2016, Pete began working with the internet radio station The Sound of Duval by hosting his online radio mix show ‘Cubicle Music Mondays.’ Wanting to expand into the network realm, in January of 2020, Pete created The MPN Network, along with The Neighborhood Podcast Network, which hosts a range of regional podcasts. The network is continuously being innovative and working to tell more stories of various creators of music, arts, and influencers with purpose.

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    00:00 Opening Theme (Music by Danya Vodovoz)
    00:30 Introduction and Welcome
    00:44 The Essence of Queue Points Podcast
    01:55 Trying New Things on Mixcloud
    02:57 Transition
    03:04 Introducing the Special Guest: Mr. Al Pete 
    04:07 Checking in With Mr. Al Pete
    06:12 The Impact of J Dilla on Music
    20:30 Q Tip's Influence and Dilla's Desire for Recognition
    21:19 Dilla's Impact on Janet Jackson's Music
    21:50 The Evolution of The Ummah into The Soulquarians
    23:06 The Power of Collective Creativity
    23:52 MPN Network Mid-Roll Ad
    25:18 Dilla's Influence on Neosoul
    33:25 Dilla's Unique Approach to Music Production
    38:11 Transition
    40:28 What are your two favorite Dilla productions?
    48:13 Remembering Dilla's Legacy
    53:47 Closing Theme




    Topics: #JDilla #SlumVillage #Dilla #Detroit #BlackPodcasters #BlackMusic #MusicPodcast

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    Opening Theme: Music by Danya Vodovoz