THROWBACK: THE TOP 30 GREATEST HIP-HOP MCs, FLASH FM, 2002

In 2002, Kid Fury and myself put together a Top 30 Greatest Hip-Hop MCs show for the internet station Flash FM which I was on at the time. Makes for interesting listening as to who the hottest spitters in the game were up to that point, (at least according to this list, compiled with listener input!) Many will doubtless disagree with many of the results, but here it is either way!

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THE SOUND OF FREEDOM, SHOW 52

THE SOUND OF FREEDOM, SHOW 52

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AKALA FEAT. MIC RIGHTEOUS: THE JOURNEY

DEAD PREZ: 24 HOURS IN GAZA

FREEDOM MOVEMENT: A LETTER 2 THE MAN

PARIS: NIGHT OF THE LONG KNIVES

SCARFACE FEAT. JOHN LEGEND: GOD 

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS: WAR

PRINCE LINCOLN: MR KISSINGER 
JIMMY CLIFF: VIETNAM

TRUTH TRIP:
BARRY MCGUIRE: THE SINS OF A FAMILY

EWAN MACCOLL & PEGGY SEEGER: BALLAD OF ACCOUNTING

LAURA NYRO: A FREE THINKER 

ISAAC HAYES: SOULSVILLE
THE CHAMBERS BROTHERS: PEOPLE GET READY

SAM DEES: CHILD OF THE STREETS

ALAIS CLAY: GATHER ALL AROUND

INDIA ARIE: I AM NOT MY HAIR

LAURYN HILL: I GET OUT

JESUS LOVES YOU: GENERATIONS OF LOVE

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MD GUESTS WITH IVAN FROM PHOENIX ON THE GUY NEXT DOOR PODCAST

I had a great conversation with the dude Ivan Oyola Jr.​ for his Guy Next Door Speaks podcast yesterday, getting into everything from the systematic degeneration and debasement of hip-hop, to Predictive Programming and the hijacking of human free will, and the consequentialism brought about by the choices we make under Natural Law. Here it is.

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THE TRUTH & FREEDOM ALLDAYER 2015: FULL LINE-UP


I’m putting on an all-day event in October, and would really appreciate the support of my truth and freedom loving friends!  Please see the attached blurb and if you can make it to what promises to be an inspiring and fulfilling day, please do help us to cover the annoying but necessary costs by getting your tickets. The Early Bird offer is now on, offering a whole day and evening of content for just £10.

Support us if you can so we can keep bringing more of the same!  Full details on how to book are here.
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MD’S CLUB/ RADIO/ TALK DATES, AUG/ SEPT ’15


Saturday 22nd August
The Sound Of Now, Destiny 105FM, Oxford (6-8pm)
Saturday 29th August
The Sound Of Now, Destiny 105FM, Oxford (6-8pm)

Sunday 30th August
Community Jam, The Blackbird, Blackbird Leys, Oxford
Saturday 5th September
The Sound Of Now, Destiny 105FM, Oxford (6-8pm)

Sunday 6th September
Soul City, San Antonio, IBIZA
Monday 7th September
So Funked Boat Party, San Antonio Bay, IBIZA
Saturday 12th September
The Sound Of Now, Destiny 105FM, Oxford (6-8pm)

Saturday 19th September
Presentation, Open Mind Conference, Kedelhallen, Copenhagen, DENMARK
(2-4pm)
Sunday 20th September
Speaker Panel, Open Mind Conference, Kedelhallen, Copenhagen, DENMARK
(5.30-6.45pm)
Saturday 26th September
The Sound Of Now, Destiny 105FM, Oxford (6-8pm)
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THE SOUND OF FREEDOM, SHOW 51: DECEASED ARTISTS SPECIAL

THE SOUND OF FREEDOM: DECEASED ARTISTS SPECIAL!

Just to be clear, the intention here is not to dwell on the morbidity of all these artists being dead, but instead, to celebrate the timelessness of their amazing musical legacy to reach into the future and bring meaning and inspiration to new generations. Only music can do this!

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JAMES BROWN: KING HEROIN

ISAAC HAYES: SOULSVILLE

CURTIS MAYFIELD: WE THE PEOPLE (WHO ARE DARKER THAN BLUE)

MARVIN GAYE: WHAT’S GOING ON

DONNY HATHAWAY: SOME DAY WE’LL ALL BE FREE

GIL SCOTT-HERON: PEACE GO WITH YOU, MY BROTHER

PETER TOSH: WHY MUST I CRY?

BOB MARLEY: GET UP STAND UP

RICHIE HAVENS: WHAT ABOUT ME

JOHN LENNON: WOMAN IS THE NIGGER OF THE WORLD

JIMI HENDRIX: MACHINE GUN

WHITNEY HOUSTON: MY LOVE IS YOUR LOVE

DONNA SUMMER: STATE OF INDEPENDENCE

GEORGE HARRISON: MY SWEET LORD

MICHAEL JACKSON: HISTORY

TUPAC: KEEP YA HEAD UP

GURU: CONSPIRACY

HEAVY D: LET MY PEOPLE SING

JFK: SECRET SOCIETIES SPEECH

MALCOLM X: TOO BLACK, TOO STRONG SPEECH

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.: I HAVE A DREAM SPEECH
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THE SOUND OF FREEDOM, SHOW 51: DECEASED ARTISTS SPECIAL

THE SOUND OF FREEDOM: DECEASED ARTISTS SPECIAL!

Just to be clear, the intention here is not to dwell on the morbidity of all these artists being dead, but instead, to celebrate the timelessness of their amazing musical legacy to reach into the future and bring meaning and inspiration to new generations. Only music can do this!

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JAMES BROWN: KING HEROIN

ISAAC HAYES: SOULSVILLE

CURTIS MAYFIELD: WE THE PEOPLE (WHO ARE DARKER THAN BLUE)

MARVIN GAYE: WHAT’S GOING ON

DONNY HATHAWAY: SOME DAY WE’LL ALL BE FREE

GIL SCOTT-HERON: PEACE GO WITH YOU, MY BROTHER

PETER TOSH: WHY MUST I CRY?

BOB MARLEY: GET UP STAND UP

RICHIE HAVENS: WHAT ABOUT ME

JOHN LENNON: WOMAN IS THE NIGGER OF THE WORLD

JIMI HENDRIX: MACHINE GUN

WHITNEY HOUSTON: MY LOVE IS YOUR LOVE

DONNA SUMMER: STATE OF INDEPENDENCE

GEORGE HARRISON: MY SWEET LORD

MICHAEL JACKSON: HISTORY

TUPAC: KEEP YA HEAD UP

GURU: CONSPIRACY

HEAVY D: LET MY PEOPLE SING

JFK: SECRET SOCIETIES SPEECH

MALCOLM X: TOO BLACK, TOO STRONG SPEECH

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.: I HAVE A DREAM SPEECH
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MARK DEVLIN COVERING DANNY PRINCE’S SO IT GOES REVIVAL SHOW, DESTINY 105, SATURDAY 8TH AUGUST 2015

MARK DEVLIN COVERING DANNY PRINCE’S SO IT GOES REVIVAL SHOW, 
DESTINY 105, SATURDAY 8TH AUGUST 2015


I had a blast covering this radio show again – a great chance to get lost in some outstanding vintage grooves.

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NU YORICAN SOUL FEAT. JOCELYN BROWN: IT’S ALRIGHT, I FEEL IT

QUINCY JONES: BACK ON THE BLOCK

CURTIS MAYFIELD: WE THE PEOPLE (WHO ARE DARKER THAN BLUE)

SAM DEES: CHILD OF THE STREETS
STEVIE WONDER: HIGHER GROUND
NINA SIMONE: REVOLUTION (PARTS 1&2)
JANIS JOPLIN: SUMMERTIME

ISAAC HAYES: BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX

BOBBY KONDERS: THE POEM

LEE DORSEY: YES WE CAN, PART 1

TOM TOM CLUB: GENIUS OF LOVE

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS: WAR

PETER TOSH: WHY MUST I CRY

JIMMY CLIFF: VIETNAM

DIGABLE PLANETS: COOL LIKE DAT

ISAAC HAYES: IKE’S MOOD

JHELISA: WHIRL KEEPS TURNING

A TRIBE CALLED QUEST: BUGGIN’ OUT

PUBLIC ENEMY: DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE

MAIN SOURCE: LOOKING AT THE FRONT DOOR

ORANGE LEMON: DREAMS OF SANTA ANNA

KENNY HECTYC: RICHNESS IS LIFE

FIRE ISLAND FEAT. LOVE NELSON: THERE BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD

THE GRID: FLOATATION




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