36 min

67. 'I Want to Evoke an Emotion, I Want to Touch a Button' w/ Walshy Fire of Major Lazer First Generation Burden

    • Arts

Walshy Fire is a Jamaican American DJ, MC and record producer who is a part of the Grammy-nominated dancehall reggae-influenced group Major Lazer. In this special episode, Walshy talks to Rich Tu about how he quit a corporate day job at IBM to pursue his dream in the music industry, becoming a part of the Black Chiney sound system, and later on the joining Major Lazer. They also talk about his music influences, the importance of the New York club scene in the 90's, why cultural validity matters, and the importance of positive music.

LINKS


This is a special collaboration with The OG magazine. For more, go to: TheOnline.Gallery
For more on Rich Tu x MINI x American Immigration Council, go to: MINI.com

SOCIAL MEDIA


Check out FirstGenBurden.com for all the episodes.
Follow us @firstgenburden and Rich Tu / @rich_tu
Thanks to Listening Party and DesGin for their support.


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Walshy Fire is a Jamaican American DJ, MC and record producer who is a part of the Grammy-nominated dancehall reggae-influenced group Major Lazer. In this special episode, Walshy talks to Rich Tu about how he quit a corporate day job at IBM to pursue his dream in the music industry, becoming a part of the Black Chiney sound system, and later on the joining Major Lazer. They also talk about his music influences, the importance of the New York club scene in the 90's, why cultural validity matters, and the importance of positive music.

LINKS


This is a special collaboration with The OG magazine. For more, go to: TheOnline.Gallery
For more on Rich Tu x MINI x American Immigration Council, go to: MINI.com

SOCIAL MEDIA


Check out FirstGenBurden.com for all the episodes.
Follow us @firstgenburden and Rich Tu / @rich_tu
Thanks to Listening Party and DesGin for their support.


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/firstgenburden/message
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/firstgenburden/support

36 min

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