LISTEN – KCRW’s Private Playlist – Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad on finding solace in Gil Scott-Heron

June 5th, 2020

Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad were already superstar producers and musicians in their own right before teaming up as The Midnight Hour. Now they’re in demand as film and TV composers after their breakout score for Netflix’s Luke Cage in 2016. Younge and Muhammad also moonlight as part of the creative team behind the local performance series, and now record label Jazz is Dead

In this special edition of Private Playlist, Younge and Muhammad reflect on the music that’s currently giving them communion, inspiration, and release amidst the uprisings. – READ MORE HERE