Hard Knock Radio

We Look at Hip Hop Turning 50 Years-old and Poor News Network

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Davey D speaks with Hip-Hop pioneers Kool Herc, Cindy Campbell, and Hollywood about the early beginnings of Hip-Hop. Later Poor News Network explores America’s war on unhoused folks.

Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1fm @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting, hosted by Davey D and Anita Johnson.



Artist Song Album Label
J DillaFuck the PoliceThe DiarySME - Mass Appeal Records
Groove ArmadaSnappinessBack To MineUltra Records
Rick RossSixteenGod Forgives, I Don'tSlip 'N Slide / Def Jam Records
SimryBall Till We FallBad Behavior
John Lee HookerHobo BluesBlues On BluesORCHARD - Fuel 2000
Franklin SFTommyTommy1260707 Records DK
SexedelikActo De TraicionActo De TraicionSexedelik
CASTETRaman tot aici!Raman tot aici!
Christian JolleyPerson Gone MissingPerson Gone MissingChristian Jolley Music
Lauryn HillLost OnesThe Miseducation of Lauryn HillRuffhouse