Interviews and other audio from Ralphie Aversa, a New York City-based radio show host and interviewer of musicians, artists and celebrities.
DMX Interview: 'Undisputed,' how he got his voice, current state of rap
From September 2012: DMX calls into "The Ralphie Radio Show" to promote his seventh studio album, "Undisputed." During the chat, X chats about donating first-week sales to victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the current state of hip-hop, delays in the album's release, his gospel music, how he developed his voice and much more.
Talking Yankees on XTRA Sports Radio 1300
I joined Ryan Kaufman of "Drive Time Sports" on XTRA Sports Radio 1300 to chat about the Yankees falling to the Astros in the 2019 ALCS.
My new Yankees podcast, "Bleav in Yankees," is now live on the Bleav Sports Network! https://bleav.com/podcast-show/bleav-in-yankees/
Kelley O'Hara on ESPN The Body Issue Reaction, World Cup and More
In an interview for The Knockturnal, I chatted with Kelley O'Hara about her appearance in the final print version of ESPN The Body Issue, winning the World Cup and her workout routine when she visits New York.
Giancarlo Stanton on DuJour Cover, Upcoming Season, More
In a conversation for The Knockturnal, New York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton and DuJour Media founder Jason Binn talked about the new DuJour cover featuring the former National League MVP.
'Extra' NYC Host AJ Calloway On 'Bachelorette' Couple Becca And Garrett
"Extra" New York City Host AJ Calloway called in after chatting with Becca and Garrett following "The Bachelorette" finale. The newly-engaged couple flew overnight from Los Angeles to the city for a whirlwind day of press that included, "Good Morning America," Live!" and of course an interview with Calloway for "Extra."
Catch "Extra" weeknights at 7 pm on Channel 4, NBC, here in the tri-state area.
Indie Duo Score John Lennon Song Of The Year Honors
For the fifth consecutive year, my radio show did the honors of revealing the John Lennon Songwriting Contest $20,000 OWC Song Of The Year grand prize winner. The song is chosen by an executive panel of judges that include Fergie, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kevin Bacon, Switchfoot, Prince Royce and many others. Matthew Reich, Vice President of Tours and Promotions for the JLSC and John Lennon Educational Tour Bus joined me for the call. Fees from the songwriting contest, which is currently open to both amateurs and professionals, benefit the Lennon Bus - a state-of-the-art studio on wheels.
You can enter your song now at thejlsc.com.
This year's winner was the song "Breaking Things" which emerged from the contest's pop genre. The co-writers, Jasmine Crowe and Josh Anderson receive the $20,000 in addition to other prizes they've accumulated throughout the contest thanks to supporters such as OWC, Yamaha, Neutrik, Audio-Technica, Genelec, Disc Makers, Focusrite, K&M and more.