10.24.17 – Before he makes his stop in Urbana this November, Aaron and Nikhil had the opportunity to interview Kamasi Washington, the prolific jazz musician best known for his solo album, The Epic, and his collaborations with artists such as Kendrick Lamar and Ibeyi. Fresh off of his new EP, Harmony of Difference, he is about to embark on a North American tour, stopping at the Canopy Club on November 14th. During the interview, Kamasi discusses his new EP, musical influences, balance in life, and his top 5 favorite rappers. Listen to our interview below:

 

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Nikhil Mehta was born and raised in Fremont, California, a suburb of the Bay Area, but discovered his love of music from the internet. Inspired by the pure expression, creativity, and perspective of acts like Odd Future, Childish Gambino, Danny Brown, and Flying Lotus, Nikhil's passion for finding the coolest new music was born. After making the move to Champaign, he found himself surrounded by a thriving scene of artists and creatives that didn't exist in Fremont, and eagerly took his place within as a host of "Can I Kick It". Besides his music obsession, Nikhil enjoys longboarding around campus, rewatching Netflix shows, and climbing trees.

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