US MC, rapper and educator Jahi shares his ultimate Spotify playlist.
Oakland rapper Jahi is frontman of PE 2.0, the next generation of iconic New York rap group Public Enemy. Jahi first met Public Enemy legend Chuck D after performing at The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1999, kick-starting a friendship and music collaboration which saw him join Public Enemy’s 20th Anniversary Tour as MC and led to the formation of PE 2.0 in 2014. Jahi has released numerous underground solo projects, toured with the likes of Jay-Z, Black Eyed Peas, Blackalicious, The Roots and Mary J Blige, and enjoys a successful career as a educator and programme manager.
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Jahi’s Spotify Playlist
Bring The Noise — Public Enemy
Sorrow Tears & Blood — Fela Kuti
Final Hour — Ms. Lauryn Hill
Sucker M.C.’s — Run-D.M.C.
Positive Vibration — Bob Marley
Everything — Mary J Blige
2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted — 2pac
The Carpenter — Homeboy Sandman
Count Your Blessings — Distant Relatives