Remember When Yt People Started Dipping Their Toes in Soul Music? (feat. Ashley C. Ford)
Face Crack! I Thought You Were Black! This week, Josh and Tracy revisit musical white folks who somehow scored an invitation to the cookout. Elvis, Bobby Caldwell, Teena Marie, Kenny Loggins, Joss Stone, Amy Winehouse, and Justin Timberlake have all made careers in music steeped in the sounds of blackness. Is there a proper way for a white artist to exist in a genre that Black artists originated, perfected, and sometimes weren’t allowed to escape? Is it problematic to call this trend “blue-eyed soul”? Writer, host, and podcaster Ashley C. Ford joins us to tackle these questions, explore blue-eyed soul's cousin: yacht rock, and share a Michael McDonald impression that will make you laugh loud enough for your neighbor to hear.Additional Material By: VLADTV, Warner Bros., Loud Speakers Network, Urban One, TK Records/Clouds, Arista Records, Yab Yum/550 Music, John Van Druten, RCA, BMG, Stone Dwarf, Apple, Philles Records, Don Cornelius Productions, Motown Records, Columbia Records, Sony Music, Capitol Records, Death Row Records/Interscope Records, A&M Records, First Priority Music/Atlantic Records, Kedar Records / Universal Records, Roc-A-Fella / Def Jam, South Coast Music Group / Interscope Records, and K. Michelle.Production Music courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com.For transcriptions, please visit our website at https://pineapple.fm/back-issue.
Remember Everything Beyoncé Has Given Us? (feat. Crissle and Matt Bellassai)
Remember How They Tried Mariah Carey and Glitter? (feat. Ira Madison III)
About The Show
Remember when Monica allegedly punched Brandy right before they performed live at the MTV Video Music Awards? When Freaknik took over Atlanta, and changed the game for parties everywhere? When tasteless critics panned Mariah Carey’s Glitter? (#JusticeforGlitter!) When Beyonce told Farrah that someone could send her luggage? We do!Back Issue tells the stories behind formative moments in pop culture. In each episode we look back at some of the moments that shook us, that changed us. Join Tracy Clayton (host of Netflix’s Strong Black Legends, Mailchimp’s Going Through It) and Pineapple Street Studios Senior Producer Josh Gwynn as they reckon with some of culture’s biggest questions, from "How did we let this happen?" to ‘Why do we still love this?" Because nostalgia is more than just a feeling. Got an issue you’d like us to investigate? Hit the Back Issue Hotline at (678)-74ISSUE.