Pump Up The World – A Conversation with the Foreign Exchange

Music Mondays at Kinetic Culture are going out with a swagged-out bang. It is with great pleasure, joy and delight that I present you with #PumpuptheWorld – A Conversation with the Foreign Exchange.

Brought together via the message boards on Okayplayer.com, rapper Phonte Coleman and producer Nicolay Rook have made some of the most progressive, evocative soul music of this decade. Their indie approach to the business and art of music has garnered them a Grammy nod, worldwide recognition, and a flock of die-hard fans.  They took time to speak with me in the thick of their “Authenticity” tour, and had some interesting reflections on touring, the birth of the “Return the Mack” remake, and making magic happen. Continue reading