World-renowned DJ, producer, artist and prolific remixer Kenny “Dope” Gonzalez opens the vault of his legendary record collection and takes Apple Music listeners to his all-new radio show on Apple Music Hits – Full Spectrum Radio. As the title suggests, listeners can expect a full spectrum of genres including house, hip-hop, R&B, reggae, Latin, jazz, disco, funk, soul, and more.
Throughout his career spanning more than three decades, Kenny Dope has earned a reputation as one of the most influential figures in music – both as a solo artist and as a as a member of the legendary production duos Masters At Work and Nuyorican Soul. He received four Grammy nominations, toured tirelessly around the world, and built a remix catalog that reads like a modern musical hall of fame.
Honors aside, what sets the Pioneer apart is his commitment to music across all spectra. Reflecting the cultural diversity of her hometown of Brooklyn in the late 1980s, her appreciation of music does not discriminate. In his early years, he spent days searching for records in local stores and compiling eclectic mixtapes to share on the stage. Fast forward to the present day and Kenny Dope’s story comes full circle, as he brings this unique curatorial approach and celebration of musical discovery to Full Spectrum Radio.
“I’m super excited to tap into my record collection and bring Full Spectrum Radio to Apple Music Hits,” Kenny Dope said. “It takes me back to my mixtape-making teens when I was 15, working at Brooklyn Music Center. My musical palette has expanded so much over the past 30 years and I plan to share this with listeners every week. We will cover the full spectrum of music that has shaped and guided my career. “
Full Spectrum Radio will air on Apple Music Hits every Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. PST, starting tomorrow, January 8. In the inaugural episode, DJ Kenny Dope takes listeners on a musical journey filled with Hip Hop classics from Big Daddy Kane, Brand Nubian, Ice-T, Ice Cube, J Dilla, Mos Def, Nas, Poor Righteous Teachers, Stezo , Uptown and Suite.