Listen to 'Good Times: The Evolution of Black Music' episode 1, the Minneapolis Sound

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Andre 'Debonaire' McNeal hosts 'Good Times: The Evolution of Black Music.' Episode 1 is about the Minneapolis Sound. (courtesy Andre McNeal)
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June is Black Music Month, and every Monday night at 10 throughout the month of June, The Current features a special program, Good Times: The Evolution of Black Music. Hosted by Debonaire, we'll celebrate Black music and its contributions to America's musical landscape.

For episode 1, in honor of Prince's birthday, we'll dig into the Minneapolis Sound and the vast amount of music inspired, produced and performed by Twin Cities artists and musicians. Listen to the program in the audio player above.

Program Playlist


Prince, "Let's Go Crazy"
The Time, "Cool"
Vanity 6, "Nasty Girl"
Sheila E., "The Glamorous Life"
S.O.S. Band, "Tell Me If You Still Care"
Cherelle with Alexander O'Neal, "Saturday Love"
Janet Jackson, "Control"
Sounds of Blackness, "Optimistic"
Lo-Key?, "I Got a Thang 4 Ya"
Mint Condition, "Caught My Eye"
Jamecia Bennett, "Rodeo Style"
Next, "Imagine That"

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