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Premiered Jun 9, 2019
On the world premier of People's Party, Kweli sits down with Texas rap icon Bun B. They reflect on his biggest influences growing up in Port Arthur, the evolution of UGK, his lyrical style, as well as his and Pimp C's breakthrough getting on the Menace II Society soundtrack. We hear his story of hotboxing with Biggie Smalls, and how it felt like he was smoking out with the Godfather. He also gives detailed insight about the home invasion he and his wife experienced recently.
Episode Talking Points:
- Bun B's album TRILL OG album getting 5 Mics from The Source
- Bun B not being an original member of UGK
- Pocket Full of Stones
- Menace To Society
- Bun B's Hip-Hop Coloring Book
- Zulu Nation
- How Pimp C didn't want to do "Big Pimpin" with Jay Z
- Being a professor at Rice University
- What an amazing producer Pimp C was
- Big Pimpin
- International Players Anthem
ABOUT PEOPLE'S PARTY:
People's Party is a weekly interview show hosted by Talib Kweli with big-name guests exploring hip-hop, culture, and politics.
"Ladies and gentlemen, get ready, here I come Talib Kweli and I'm bangin' on ya eardrum"