Dance legend Kenny Dope brings his revered picking skills to Apple Music Radio.
Starting tomorrow (January 8), the New York icon and co-member of Masters At Work will launch his show, Full Spectrum Radio, via Apple Music Hits. As the title suggests, the program will feature Dope’s selections across all genres, including house, hip-hop, R&B, reggae, Latin, jazz, disco, funk, soul and more. again, the producer pulling from his own extensive record collection for each episode.
Full Spectrum Radio will air on Apple Music Hits, which features music from the 80s, 90s and 2000s — every Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. PT. The episodes will also be available on demand as standalone DJ mixes after their initial broadcast. Tomorrow’s premiere episode will cover the big names in hip-hop, with music from Big Daddy Kane, Brand Nubian, Ice-T, Ice Cube, J Dilla, Mos Def, Nas, Poor Righteous Teachers, Stezo, Uptown and more Again.
“I’m super excited to tap into my record collection and bring Full Spectrum Radio to Apple Music Hits,” Dope said. “It takes me back to my teenage years of creating mixtapes when I was 15 at Brooklyn Music Center. My musical palette has expanded so much over the past 30 years and I plan to share it with listeners every week. We’re going to cover the entire spectrum of music that has shaped and guided my career.
Dope has been a mainstay on the New York scene since the mid-’80s and, as Masters At Work with Louis Vega, was nominated for four Grammys.