World Cafe Playlist for 07/21/2023

Killer Mike joins host Raina Douris

On the cover of Killer Mike’s latest album, MICHAEL, is a photo of him as a smiling kid. The album tells the story of young Michael Render, an all-American boy growing up in Atlanta, and how he became the rapper known as Killer Mike.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Stevie Wonder, “Boogie On Reggae Woman”, Fulfillingness’ First Finale
Killer Mike, “Don’t Let The Devil”, Michael
Curtis Mayfield, “We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue”, Curtis
Killer Mike, “Down By Law”, Michael
Outkast, “The Whole World (feat. Killer Mike)”, Big Boi and Dre Present…Outkast
Outkast, “Snappin’ and Trappin’ (feat. Killer Mike & J-Sweet)”, Stankonia
Killer Mike, “Scientists and Engineers (feat. Future and Eryn Allen Kane)”, Michael
The Roots, “The Seed 2.0”, Phrenology
Killer Mike, “Something for Junkies”, Michael
Killer Mike, “High and Holy”, Michael
Michael McDonald, “I Keep Forgetting (Every Time You’re Near)”, If That’s What It Takes
Curtis Mayfield “Superfly” Super Fly
Say She She, “Reeling”, Reeling
Nina Simone, “O-o-h Child”, Nina Simone Remixed and Reimagined

Hour Two
Alex G, “Runner”, God Save The Animals
Bob Dylan, “Subterrenean Homesick Blues”, Bringing It All Back Home
Del Water Gap, “All We Ever Do Is Talk”, All We Ever Do Is Talk
The Blue Nile, “Tinseltown In The Rain”, A Walk Across The Rooftop
Briscoe, “The Well”, West Of It All
The Band, “Up On Cripple Creek”, The Band
Grateful Dead, “Friend of the Devil”, American Beauty
Bob Weir, “Hell In A Bucket”, Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Sylvan Esso, “Radio”, Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Janelle Monae, “Only Have Eyes 42”, The Age of Pleasure
Kacey Musgraves, “Slow Burn”, Golden Hour
Kacey Musgraves, “Butterflies”, Golden Hour
Al Olender, “Runner Up”, Runner Up
Phosphorescent, “Song for Zula”, Muchacho
Chris Isaak, “Wicked Game”, Heart Shaped World