Playing tracks by
The Gap Band, The Pharcyde, Nas, Kanye West , Charlie Wilson and more.
The influence of Uncle Charlie Wilson on r&b and hip-hop is extraordinary. From being the main force in the legendary Gap Band, who's classic songs "Yearnin For Your Love", "Outstanding" and "Dropped A Bomb On Me" have been sampled in countless hip-hop, r&b and pop songs, to being featured on many newer artist's current songs.
Join DJ Synapse, who takes listeners through some of the greatest Charlie Wilson compositions and Gap Band songs, and the songs that sampled them, as well as newer songs by Kanye West, T-Pain and Lil Kim that have featured the seminal r&b star. Make sure to look out for Charlie's new album "Just Charlie" and the single "You Are" which is getting mega-airplay on urban radio.