Miguel Talks J. Cole & NoName, Marvin Gaye, Activism, Acting
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor -- Miguel.
The extensive conversation covers a multitude of topics. All beginning with talk of how he navigated growing up in LA with a Black/Mexican mixed heritage. He goes on to talk about his childhood friendship with rapper Blu, they draw comparisons of Miguel to Marvin Gaye in how they evolved as artists, they discuss Miguel's love for hip hop, his sampling of J-Dilla's 'Crushing', J Cole being accused of misogynistic statements, as well Miguel's infamous accidental leg drop/kick on two women during his performance at the Billboard Awards.