Then we speak with Dr. Runoko Rashidi, the world’s leading lecturer on “The Global African Presence.” He is a historian, research specialist, writer, world traveler, and public lecturer focusing on the African foundations of world civilizations. He is particularly drawn to the African presence in Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands, and has coordinated numerous historic educational group tours worldwide.
In the 2nd hour we’re joined by DJ/Producer/CEO Big Bad Benny Demus. He drops knowledge on being a global music brand. His work with AKON, EVE, and talks about his new mixxtape and his commitment to his native Virgin Islands. Sporting a personality as vibrant as his native Virgin Islands, Benny Demus is globally known as an entertainer extraordinaire. Acknowledged as a first-class producer, writer, DJ and rapper, he has stamped his own ticket to success. He has thousands of fans in over 180 countries and also has a clear passion for using his celebrity status and resources to enrich the lives of others.
While it has been his skills as a DJ that has projected his success, thus far, it is his gift of story telling that has allowed him to become a very skilled MC. Since his days in St. Thomas, Benny Demus has been blazing the microphone, first as a group member with Rock City then as a solo emcee when he hit American soil in New York in 1994.