Dance legend Kenny Dope brings his revered dialing skills to Apple Music Radio.
Starting tomorrow (January 8), the New York icon and Masters At Work co-member will launch her 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, with the producer pulling from his own vast collection of records for each installment.
Full Spectrum Radio will be broadcast on Apple Music Hits, which features music from the 80s, 90s and 2000s – every Saturday night at 7 p.m. PT. The episodes will also be available on demand as a standalone DJ mix after their initial airing. Tomorrow’s premiere episode will cover the greats of hip-hop, featuring 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 mixtape teenage years when I was 15, working at the Brooklyn Music Center. My musical palette has grown so much over the past 30 years and I intend to share it with listeners every week. We will cover the full spectrum of the music that has shaped and guided my career.
Dope has been a mainstay of the New York scene since the mid-1980s and, as Masters At Work with Louis Vega, has been nominated for four Grammys.