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Welcome to the R.O.A.D. Podcast. The show that gives you unfiltered opinions from the eyes and ears of 4 seasoned DJ’s from the Las Vegas nightclub industry. DJ Crooked and DJ Neva come to us by way of New York; Manhattan and The Bronx respectively. Both relocated to Vegas in the early 2000s to open, what was then, Light and Jet Nightclub. Crooked is known for his workhorse mentality, and high energy DJ sets, but has never been one for the industry politics. While DJ Neva has earned his OG status due to his countless years of experience in the DJ game. In 2007, they brought a piece of home with them by founding KNYEW (acronym for “Keeping New York Every Where), a successful clothing brand, the first of its kind to be seen in Las Vegas. Similarly, both D-Miles and Jaime Da Great grew up in the LA. Jaime, while making a huge name for himself in the sneaker industry, has shifted his focus into becoming a full-time DJ. D-Miles climbed the ranks by opening for the industry’s

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Welcome to the R.O.A.D. Podcast. The show that gives you unfiltered opinions from the eyes and ears of 4 seasoned DJ’s from the Las Vegas nightclub industry. DJ Crooked and DJ Neva come to us by way of New York; Manhattan and The Bronx respectively. Both relocated to Vegas in the early 2000s to open, what was then, Light and Jet Nightclub. Crooked is known for his workhorse mentality, and high energy DJ sets, but has never been one for the industry politics. While DJ Neva has earned his OG status due to his countless years of experience in the DJ game. In 2007, they brought a piece of home with them by founding KNYEW (acronym for “Keeping New York Every Where), a successful clothing brand, the first of its kind to be seen in Las Vegas. Similarly, both D-Miles and Jaime Da Great grew up in the LA. Jaime, while making a huge name for himself in the sneaker industry, has shifted his focus into becoming a full-time DJ. D-Miles climbed the ranks by opening for the industry’s

    Episode 266: BOOTLEG KEV

    Episode 266: BOOTLEG KEV

    Episode 266: BOOTLEG KEV

    On this week’s episode of the @RoadPodcast, the crew speak with West Coast radio legend and LA’s finest @BootlegKev. Bootleg Kev gives the guys their flowers for their podcast journey (00:45) and speaks on the DJ politics when he was in Las Vegas in the 2010s (3:34). Kev shares being laid off @Real923LA during the pandemic (9:15), building up his own syndicated radio show (12:13) and being an early YouTube content pioneer with a J.Cole (@RealColeWorld) freestyle (25:51). He reminisces on his time in Vegas with @MallyMall (35:40), getting robbed of $15K during the pandemic (47:54) and the legendary "Strip Hop" Stripper Party in Las Vegas (1:02:01). Kev talks about @LilPump leaking his phone number (1:15:02) and claims Drake (@ChampagnePapi) doesn’t have a “classic album” (1:30:02). Finally, Kev speaks on his grand exit from @Hot975LV (1:54:02).

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    Episode 265: KYAMBO “HIP HOP” JOSHUA

    Episode 265: KYAMBO “HIP HOP” JOSHUA

    Episode 265: KYAMBO “HIP HOP” JOSHUA

    On this week’s episode of the @RoadPodcast, the fellas welcome legendary A&R for #Rocafella Records, Kyambo “Hip-Hop” Joshua (@1978HipHop). Hip Hop speaks on building his early relationship with #JayZ (4:15) and recording #Dipset, #StateProperty, and @MemphisBleek with his production/management company "Hip Hop Since 1978" (7:01). He explains how New York’s famous Tunnel Nightclub determined if a song was a hit (19:22). Hip Hop reflects on helping Jay-Z's “Dead Presidents/Ain't No” get to number one (26:01), breaks down the role of an A&R (32:40) and recalls Jigga passing on beats like “Whoa”, “Still Not A Player” and “Lights Camera Action” (39:05). Hip Hop speaks on his relationship with @Aaliyah (51:01), working in the studio with @MichaelJackson (1:18:53) and his top 5 Jay-Z records of all time (1:39:40). Finally Hip Hop talks about signing #KanyeWest as a producer/artist (1:56:02) and his role in curating the sound of Roc-A-Fella Records (2:25:02).

    • 2 hr 44 min
    Episode 264: CHEF ROY CHOI + DUMBFOUNDEAD

    Episode 264: CHEF ROY CHOI + DUMBFOUNDEAD

    Episode 264: CHEF ROY CHOI + DUMBFOUNDEAD

    On this week’s episode of the @RoadPodcast, the crew welcome Gourmet Streetfood Guru @ChefRoyChoi (owner @KogiBBQ @BestFriendVegas) and prominent LA Rapper/Actor @DumbFoundead. The fellas talk about their mutual friend DJ Zo (@Zomanno) coordinating the interview (00:45) and Roy and Dumbfoundead speak on the different generations of Koreatown in LA (4:02). Roy shares his family’s rags to riches story with the start of his mother’s jewelry business (10:01) and explains how his strong Asian family foundation pulled him out of a “poetic crack journey” in New York (12:23). Dumbfounded speaks about the battle rap scene with @ProjectBlowedLA (30:21) and the first time he experienced Asian racism (43:01). The crew debate on the strength of Korean support in LA with @BobbyLeeLive and @DavidChoe (52:33). Finally, Roy explains how networking within the food and DJ industry are similar (56:15) and his thought process when programming DJs for his restaurant @BestFriendVegas (1:09:43).

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 263: CIPHA SOUND'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT PT.2

    Episode 263: CIPHA SOUND'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT PT.2

    Episode 263: CIPHA SOUND'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT PT.2

    On this week’s episode of the @RoadPodcast, the crew welcome back NYC's legendary DJ/Comedian @Ciphasounds a 2nd time for a special Pt.2 episode (listen to Pt.1 on Episode #261). Cipha shares stories of working with @DaveChapelle during the Pandemic (1:45), explains how DJ’ing and stand-up comedy are alike (10:20), and shows admiration for his DJ mentors @DJRizNYC and @FunkFlex (12:15). He talks about helping @LouisCKX fix a joke (34:35), shares the best stand up advice he received from Michael Che (@CheThinks) (41:55) and discusses who's the greatest Comedian of all time (49:10). Finally, the fellas breakdown @DJRtistic’s Top 100 R&B songs of the 90’s on Twitter (58:33).

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Episode 262: 2022 Recap

    Episode 262: 2022 Recap

    Episode 262: 2022 Recap

    On this week’s episode of the @RoadPodcast, the fellas recap the last year in music with help from our DJ listeners. See below for the Top 2022 categories on this episode.

    ROAD'S 2022 RECAP:
1. Top 5 "Club Hits" (6:22)
2. Top 25 "Club Hits" voted by DJs (17:10)
3. Top 3 "Sleeper Hits" (35:25)
4. Top 15 "Sleeper Hits" voted by DJs (41:32)
5. Top 3 "Biggest Flops" (56:05)
6. Top 10 "Biggest Flops" voted by DJs (1:12:18) 
    7. Top 3 Artists/Albums (1:23:04)
    8. Top 3 Artist/Albums voted by DJs (1:29:30)
    9. Top 3 Remix/Editors (1:31:20)
    10. Top 3 Remix/Editors voted by DJs (1:38:20)
    11. Favorite "DJ Mix of 2022" voted by DJs (1:41:40)
    12. Top 5 "Favorite DJs" voted by DJs (1:43:27)
    13. Most Valuable Lesson Learned in 2022 (1:46:33)

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    Episode 261: CIPHA SOUND'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT PT.1

    Episode 261: CIPHA SOUND'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT PT.1

    Episode 261: CIPHA SOUND'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT PT.1

    On this week’s episode of the @RoadPodcast, the crew welcome back one of their favorite guests, NYC's legendary DJ/Comedian @Ciphasounds. The fellas remember when Nigeria tried to cancel Ciph on his last appearance on Road (2:38) and look back when @FunkFlex brought Ciph to tears (22:10). He speaks on @ChrisRock helping him after @Hot97 let him go (26:30) and recalls his favorite @KanyeWest interview on @JuanEpIsLife (39:15). Cipha makes a "big announcement" (1:01:40) and critiques @DJCrooked's latest song “#PlayBadBunny” (1:27:45). Finally, Ciph shares a hilarious entourage story involving @GriseldaRecords and @WestSideGunn (1:39:45).

    • 1 hr 43 min

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256 Ratings

256 Ratings

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It’s amazing what they do for the culture and community. Thank you for the great content and knowledge. Cheers

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Hands-down the best DJ podcast! Thank you fellas for always providing us with amazing entertainment weekly!I truly appreciate all the hard work that goes into this podcast. Crooked stop being so hard on my boy Jaime 😂😂

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