This week’s Texas edition of the podcast is a Tulsa takeover featuring World Culture Music members. Fresh off the World Culture Music Festival (Oklahoma’s largest hip- hop festival), they embarked on a summer tour entitled Tour De Culture. Prior to the Dallas concert, the artists dropped in on the podcast to discuss how they started in music, their individual styles and the state of the hip -hop scene in Tulsa. Each artists has attained notoriety in Tulsa due to their strong contributions and influence on shifting the hip-hop presence in their city. They chat about their plans for the future, upcoming projects and bringing back the nostalgia of anticipating new music. They also converse regarding the expansion of the World Culture Music Festival with hopes to rival South by Southwest. After listening to the episode, it will be blatantly clear to the audience that their motto stands true; World Culture Music is not just for the city but for the world.
Keezy Kuts –@keezykuts- Brandy’s college friend and talented rapper whose music has a playful party vibe with clever bars.
Steph Simon- @stephxsimon A Tulsa legend known for his metaphors and vivid imagery.
Keeng Cut- @keengcut A R&B singer and rapper with a unique sound and ear grabbing melodies.
Tone’s Beach- @tonesbeach- World Culture Music Creative Director and amazing rapper with a distinct flow.
B Pade- @padetea Smooth rapper with his own smooth beverage called Pade Tea. Pade Tea is a premium blend of cognac, fresh brewed tea and spring water.
1ST Verse-@1stthingsverse An OG of the downtown Tulsa rap scene, whose music is real hip hop with the presence of supreme lyricism.
Music featured in this episode:
11:50 Boujee (Kush and Water)- Keezy Kuts
12:40 Upside (Simon Sez)- Steph Simon feat. J. Friday
40:43- Cuttin Up- Keeng Cut
43:03- 2U Keeng Cut
54:22- No Parking Enterprises – Tones Beach
101:53- Everyday In TULSA – Tones Beach
1:14:08- Sooner State- 1st Verse
1:23:10- The City That Always Sleeps- 1st Verse
156:21- Fly – Keeng Cut Ft. Steph Simon & Hakeem Elijuwon