Episode 024 – Willard Hill

New York Said Studio


Today’s guest on the show is musician and content creator Willard Hill.

We met up at Ink48, a Kimpton hotel in the heart Hell’s Kitchen and talked about growing up in New Orleans, how culture is a gumbo, his process of making music, the music industry, group think, corporate culture, overcoming creative roadblocks, art being a reflection of the times and much much more.


More About Willard Hill

Official Site – http://www.willardhill.com

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/willardhill/

iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/willard-hill/id448858050

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/WillardHillMusic

 Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Second Line – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_line_(parades)

Cash Money Records – http://www.cashmoney-records.com

No Limit Records – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_Limit_Records

Pen and Pixels – http://penandpixel.com

Master P – Bout It, Bout It II – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZEjKf4gBJw

The Showboys – Drag Rap (Triggaman) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJyo1fjtNw4

DJ Money Fresh – Brown Beats – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwDZhQyEWhc

UNLV/Bad Ass Yellow Boy – Drag Em Thru The River – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=843Nu5uJ3YM

Ira Glass on Storytelling – https://vimeo.com/24715531

Nick Hakim – I Don’t Know – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8wNpiBqn_0

Quincy Jones – http://www.quincyjones.com

Shoe Dog – https://www.amazon.com/Shoe-Dog-Memoir-Creator-Nike/dp/1501135910

6 Days to Air – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2076781/

How I Built This (Podcast) – http://www.npr.org/series/490248027/how-i-built-this

Isaiah Rashad – https://soundcloud.com/isaiah_rashad

Negotiating with Giants – https://www.amazon.com/Negotiating-Giants-Peter-D-Johnston/dp/0980942101

The Art of War – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Art_of_War

Gotham Market – http://gothamwestmarket.com

Blue Bottle Coffee – https://bluebottlecoffee.com

Cannibal – http://www.cannibalnyc.com

Ample Hills Ice Cream – http://www.amplehills.com

Platinum Sound Studio – http://www.platinumsoundny.com

Wyclef Jean – http://www.wyclef.com

Who Moved My Cheese – http://amzn.to/2g6wcxJ

Marijuana and the Bible – http://amzn.to/2g6BbP5

My Ishmael – http://amzn.to/2h21Azz

Outliers: The Story of Success – http://amzn.to/2ggPxQk

Jimmy McMillan – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_McMillan

Black Dynamite – http://blackdynamite.com

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

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