Vocalo on WBEZ Ep. 51 - Immigration Reforms?, Shabazz Palaces, The Jordan Years by vocalo published on 2013/02/04 21:04:59 +0000 In this episode: Dr. Coya Paz joined hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to discuss San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver's apologies for his comments. 49ers have released a statement saying they do not condone his views, but Brian is wondering where the line is between being "not about" gay stuff and being prejudiced. Also, earlier this week a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators proposed a framework for comprehensive immigration reform. Luis spoke with Tania Unzueta undocumented immigrant's rights activist and co-founder of the Immigrant Youth Justice League who shared her thoughts on the proposed pillars of potential immigration reform for 2013. Since the release of their cryptic EP's, Shabazz Palaces have been intriguing the audiences with some of the most distinctive, bold and creative approach to Hip Hop. Jesse Menendez spoke with Ishmael Palaceer on The MusicVox about his relationship with abstract art, the perception of his music, and hipster blogs! The Jordan Years have been cutting their teeth all over Chicago's premier clubs with their soulful instrumentals and covers of some of our favorite hip hop tracks. With the addition of Wes Restless on vocals, the group has released several EP's and now, they took a leap forward with a full-length concept album - Homemade Hustler. Wes Restless, Roger and Mike joined Jesse Menendez on The MusicVox to discuss the new record, it's themes and sound.