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Queue Points

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Queue Points is the Ambie Award-nominated podcast that drops the needle on Black music history.

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Feb 13, 2024

Whitney Jones, founder of Atlanta-based event Slow Drag, is here to discuss her journey and the significance of slow jams in reconnecting Black folks to one another. The trio chat about the way Black culture engages with music, and the restorative potential of slow jams for eliciting vulnerability and intimacy within...


Feb 7, 2024

DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray welcome special guest, Mr. Al Pete, to discuss the impact of producer and rapper, J Dilla on the music industry, remembering his work and legacy. They commemorate J Dilla's birthday, reflect on his unique style, and highlight their favorite Dilla productions and songs. 

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Jan 30, 2024

In this episode of Queue Points podcast, hosts DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray explore the importance of Broadway musicals in Black music film history. They discuss the symbolism, impact, and significance of the films 'Dreamgirls' (2006) and 'The Color Purple' (2023), both as iconic cultural narratives and conduits of Black...


Jan 23, 2024

In this episode of the Queue Points Podcast, hosts DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray delve into the career and legacy of Lauryn Hill. We discuss her musical beginnings, the impact of her debut solo album 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill', and the many controversies that surround her. Throughout their conversation, we try to...


Jan 16, 2024

DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray engage in a candid discussion about the harsh realities within the music industry, and how it impacts Black artists. They share insights on the predatory nature of recording contracts, likening them to predatory loans, and the exploitation and harm that many artists have endured. They also...