Season 2, Episode #17: Chino XL & Rama Duke

This week’s guest on Fresh is the Word is acclaimed hip hop artist Chino XL along with singer/songwriter Rama Duke, a duo who came together to for a re-imagining of the famed Red Hot Chili Peppers track “Under The Bridge”. The single is produced by award-winning producer and founder of 1520 Entertainment Jared Gosselin. On this episode, we talk about how this new version of “Under The Bridge” came to be along with it’s modern day meaning to the community. We also touch on Chino XL’s history in hip hop, among many other things. And like always afterward, co-host Vstylez comes on to discuss what’s going on in the world of music, wrestling, and MMA. Topics include:

– King Mo vs. Rampage at Bellator 175
– Lorenz Larkin signs to Bellator
– Ryan Bader possibly signing to Bellator
– Claressa Shields wins headline bout on Showtime
– “Platinum” Mike Perry vs Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night Nashville
– Kevin Lee’s win in Brazil
– Recap of ONE Championship’s Warrior Kingdom
– Angela Lee’s win at ONE Championship’s Warrior Kingdom
– The Road to Wrestlemania on Raw and Smackdown Live
– Shady Records signing Conway and Westside Gunn

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About the Author

Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier
Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier has been an online advocate for Detroit hip-hop, electronic, and rock music for over a decade now. As a tastemaker in the Detroit scene, he writes about the city's music and culture through various forms of social media along with publications both here in Detroit and internationally. Outside of writing, he is a well-respected DJ within the city who has played numerous gigs in many of Detroit's most legendary venues