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Reviews & Dunn

Reviews & Dunn

By Derrick Dunn
Reviews & Dunn is a podcast that covers everything in the world of entertainment. While the main focus is Hip Hop and R&B interviews and album reviews, we also interview filmmakers and anyone whose is living a dream.
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Flashback Album Review: Lionel Richie, Can't Slow Down with guests Tru-Skoo

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Musical Biopics With Abdul Williams
Screenwriter Abdul Williams drops by talking about adapting the life stories of Bobby Brown, New Edition, and Salt & Pepa.
January 20, 2021
Flashback Album Review : The Jacksons, The Jacksons with guests Eric Gainey Jr. & Harry Bushrod
Jacksons Super Fans Eric Gainey Jr. & Harry Bushrod drop by to discuss eleventh studio album by the Jacksons.
January 18, 2021
Flashback Album Review : Babyface, Tender Lover with guest Stafford Echols.
Screenwriter Stafford drops by to discuss Babyface's 1989 album.
January 16, 2021
Part 2 of Philly Soul : Catching Up With Kenny Whitehead of The Whitehead Bros.
Part 2 of my interview with Kenny Whitehead.
January 12, 2021
Flashback Album Review : Luther Vandross, Busy Body with guest Bradd Marquis
Singer Bradd Marquis joins me to discuss Luther Vandross's Busy Body album.
January 11, 2021
Philly Soul : Catching Up With Kenny Whitehead of The Whitehead Bros.
Kenny Whitehead of the group, The Whitehead Bros stops by to talk about music and more.
January 09, 2021
Flashback Album Review :Camp Lo: Uptown Saturday Night with guest Hank Byrd
Filmmaker Hank Byrd drops by to discuss his web series Blerds and review  Camp Lo's 1997 debut album.
January 08, 2021
Flashback Album Review: Lionel Richie, Can't Slow Down with guests Tru-Skoo
Music group Tru-Skoo stops to talk about their new album and revisit Lionel Richie's Can't Slow Down album.
January 05, 2021
Flashback Album Review Tony Thompson, Sexsational with guest Bradford Trice
First-time filmmaker and Air Force Veteran Bradford Trice drops by to review the late Tony's Thompson solo album as well discusses his short film.
December 19, 2020
Flashback Album Review Bobby Brown, Bobby with guest Terrence Bolden
Terrence Bolden stops by to discuss his work in the music industry and share memories of Bobby Brown's slept on 1992 album, Bobby.
December 17, 2020
Steve "Stone" Huff Talks His Legendary Pen Game
Producer Steve "Stone Huff" drops by to discuss his career and crafting hits for Avant, The Isley Brothers, and more.
December 09, 2020
Basic Black Still In The Game
R&B group Basic Black who gave us the hits She's Mine and Special Kind of Fool, drop by to talk about their new music and the group's legacy.
December 07, 2020
Silk Is Smoother Than Ever
R&B group Silk stops by Reviews & Dunn to talk about the group's history.
November 30, 2020
Soulful Revisions A Discussion With Producer Carl So Lowe
Producer Carl So Lowe drops by the interview to talk about his work with Mariah Carey, New Edition, Aaliyah, and many more.
November 26, 2020
Raheem DeVaughn Interview
Raheem DeVaughn drops by Reviews & Dunn to talk about love, his new album, and what song from his catalog New Edition should cover.
November 19, 2020
Mark Amin on Emperor
Producer turned director drops by to talk about the film Emperor
November 11, 2020
Director Kyle Thrash on Maybe Next Year
Filmmaker and Philadelphia Eagles superfan Kyle Thrash drops in to discuss his new documentary Maybe Next Year which highlights the Eagles 2018 season, which culminated in a Superbowl victory over Tom Brady.
November 09, 2020
The Acting Game with Erica Peeples
Actress Erica Peeples drops by to talk about her role in True To The Game 2.
November 02, 2020
Protecting Our Kings with photographer & POK Collection CEO Sheenica Smiley
Sheenica Smiley creator of the clothing label Protecting Our Kings drops by to talk about photography and her brand new clothing brand.
October 30, 2020
Andra Fuller Talks True To The Game 2
Actor Andra Fuller drops by to talk about this work in the True To The Game sequel
October 29, 2020
The Hollywood Game with producer Manny Halley
Hollywood film producer stops by to talk about his new film True To The Game 2.
October 28, 2020
Chillin with Reginald "Bruh Man" Ballard
Comedian and actor Reginald Ballard known for his iconic role as Bruh Man from the classic television series, Martin drops by.
October 27, 2020
Flashback Album Review : Jagged Edge, A Jagged Era With Guest DJ Walk
ATL native DJ Walk stops by to talk about the Atlanta music scene and review Jagged Edge's debut album.
October 26, 2020
Throwback Album Review : Myron, Destiny With Kyle Ng of You Know I Got Soul
You Know I Got Soul, co-founder Kyle Ng drops by to talk about Myron's 1997 debut Destiny
October 22, 2020
The Butterfly Effect with guest Marcus Moore
Music Journalist and critic Marcus Moore joined me to discuss his new book The Butterfly Effect: How Kendrick Lamar Ignited the Soul of Black America. 
October 21, 2020
Taking It To The Floor with Special Generation Part 2
Part 2 of My Interview with Kendrick Washington, Fernando Carter, and Marquet Robinson of Special Generation. In Part 2 we discuss their underrated second album, biopics, and what they are cooking up musically for the future.
October 17, 2020
Essential Nineties Teen Movies With Guest Eddie Pasa
Musician and film critic Eddie Pasa drops by to talk about teen movies of the nineties. 
October 17, 2020
Flashback Album Review : Big Daddy Kane, Long Live The Kane with guest Garfield Bright of Shai
Garfield Bright of Shai returns to Reviews & Down to discuss Big Daddy Kane's classic 1988 debut album.
October 15, 2020
Taking It To The Floor with Special Generation
Kendrick Washington, Fernando Carter, and Marquet Robinson of the group Special Generation stop by to talk music, working with Hammer and hanging out with a young Nia Long.
October 13, 2020
Five Teen Movies That Every Guy should see with guest film critic Jason Fraley
WTOP/Rotten Tomatoes movie critic Jason Fraley joins me to discuss five movies that every guy should see.
October 09, 2020
Director Mike Elliot Talks drops by to talk about working on the ninth entry in the American Pie franchise.
October 05, 2020
Flashback Album Review : DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Code with guest Kevin Stringer Jr. founder of KS Fitness
DMV based personal Trainer and author Kevin Stringer Jr. drops to discuss Code Red  the fifth and final studio album by the American hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince,
October 03, 2020
Flashback Album Review : Rick James, Street Songs with guest activist & author Darwin Hamltion
Darwin Hamilton author of the book 25 Years Later: A Sentence from Crime to Redemption, Resilience, Advocacy and Leadership drops by to look at the legacy of Rick James's album Street Songs
October 01, 2020
Flashback Album Review : Subway, Good Time with guest filmmaker Kristi Woodard
Mahogani Media founder and filmmaker  Kristi Woodard joins me to discuss Subway's one and only album 1995's Good Times.
September 30, 2020
Flashback Album Review : Usher With Guest Herbalism Founder Javid Ricks
Herbalism founder Javid Ricks drops by to take a look at Usher's  1994 self titled debut album, 
September 26, 2020
Danny "Double D" Dillman of Crucial Heartbreak
Danny “ Double D” Dillman of R&B group Crucial Heartbreak drops by to speak on the group's history and working with Ralph Tresvant.
September 25, 2020
Flashback Album Review : Marvin Gaye, I Want You with guest Hollie Hollie Montgomery Sr
Minster Hollie Montgomery Sr. drops by to discuss Marvin Gaye's, 14th studio album I Want You
September 23, 2020
Flashback Album Review : Sons Of Funk,The Game of Funk with guest Vocalz Iz
New Orleans soul singer Vocalz Iz drops by to share his thoughts on  the debut and only album by R&B quartet Sons of Funk,
September 22, 2020
Ralph Tresvant : A Legend In The Game
The legend himself, Ralph Tresvant drops by the interview to discuss his solo career, basketball, martial arts flicks, and everything else under the sun.
September 18, 2020
Throwback Album Review : Jamie Foxx Peep This With Chad Eric Smith
Actor Chad Eric Smith and I take a look at back Jamie Foxx's 1994 album, Peep This
September 17, 2020
Charlene Amour
Toronto based artist Charlene Amour drops by the interview to talk Canada and music.
September 02, 2020
Spooky Times with Antoine Le
Director Antoine Le drops by to talk about his new film Followed.
August 26, 2020
Ricky From Mint Condition
Ricky from iconic band Mint Condition drops by to talk about working with Mint and his upcoming solo project.
August 25, 2020
Eric Roberson's Process
Indie soul artist dropped Reviews & Dunn on Thursday, August 20th talk about his upcoming concert, his musical platform "The Process" and his fandom for Mo Better Blues.
August 21, 2020
DMO aka D-Maurice
Indie soul singer D-Mo a.k.a. D-Maurice drops by to talk about his solo career, working with Eric Roberson, and the legacy of the Superbowl Shuffle.
August 21, 2020
Throwback Album Review : The Isley Brothers The Heat Is On with guest Chuckie Daniels
Lifetrain radio host Chuckie Daniels stops to discuss The Heat Is On by The Isley Brothers.
August 18, 2020
Hollywood Swinging With Madi Rindge
California based singer/songwriter Madi Rindge drops by to talk about her new single "Lucky" and tells me the best place to find tacos in L.A. 
August 11, 2020
Flashback Album Review : Sam Salter, It's On Tonight with guest musician Lawrence Law Worrell
Musician Lawrence Law Worrell joins to discuss Sam Salter's 1997 album It's On Tonight
August 09, 2020
Stone Cold Funk : A Chat With Musician Stone Paxton Part 2
Part 2 of My Interview With Stone Paxton
July 30, 2020
Throwback Album Review : Heavy D Waterbed Hev With Rashad G
Youtuber and film critic Rashad G joins me to look back at Waterbed Hev.
July 28, 2020
Throwback Album Review : Portrait All That Matters With Guest DJ SoulChild
In 1995, Portrait released their highly underrated second album, All That Matters.  DJ Soulchild and I revisit the album.
July 26, 2020
Throwback Album Review : Al B. Sure! Sexy Versus With Jarrell Mason
Jarrell Mason from Beyond The Album Cover drops by to talk Al B. Sure!'s third album Sexy Versus
July 25, 2020
Hip Hop, Video Games & Acting : A Chat With Triple Threat Dennis L.A. White
Multi talented actor  Dennis L.A. White drops by to talk D.C. Night Life, his acting career and Hip Hop MuISC.
July 24, 2020
Stone Cold Funk : A Chat With Musician Stone Paxton
Triple threat musician Stone Paxton drops by to talk about his career, meeting Maurice Starr and working with Rick James
July 23, 2020
Avant talks Ninth Studio Album & More
Cleveland Born R&B singer drops by to talk about his new album and more.
July 22, 2020
Smooth & Funky A Chat with Greg Williams of Switch
Gregory Williams a founding member of Switch drops by to provide a history lesson on the group.
July 16, 2020
Choreography, acting and writing : A Chat With Darrin Dewitt Henson
Actor Darrin Dewitt Henson drops by to talk growing up in the NY, his dancing skills and everything in between.
July 15, 2020
Mumbo Sauce, Go-Go Music and Comedy: A Chat With Royale Watkins
Comedian Royale Watkins stops by to talk about growing up in Chocolate City, how he got his start in comedy, and his future plans.
July 13, 2020
J-Stylz Of Blackstreet
Blackstreet member J-Stylz drops by to talk about working with the legend Teddy Riley, his solo career, and everything in between.
July 10, 2020
Melvin Riley Jr. lead singer of Ready For The World
Melvin Riley Jr. stops to talk about his upcoming Pay Per View Event, the history of Ready For The World, and his solo career.
July 10, 2020
Groovin with Damion "Crazy Legs" Hall
Damion Hall from Guy drops by to talk his time in Guy, the solo album, and his post-COVID plans.
July 08, 2020
Steve Russell of Troop
Songwriter and Troop member Steve Rusell stops by talk about his pen game and the Troop legacy.
July 07, 2020
Coast to Coast Soul : Chopping It Up With Producer Focus
Music producer Focus known for his work with Dr. Dre, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, John Legend, The Game, Ice Cube, Busta Rhymes, Fabolous, 50 Cent, Schoolboy Q, Joe, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, Lil Wayne, Ameriie, Christina Millian, Mac Dre, Marsha Ambrosius among other, stops by the lab for a chat.
July 03, 2020
Portland Soul A Chat With Ashley Jayy
Soul singer Ashley Jayy drops by Reviews & Dunn to  talk about her upcoming album, working with Tank and meeting Prince
July 02, 2020
In the mix with Davion Farris
Super producer Davion Farris stops by talk music production.
July 01, 2020
Eric Nolan Grant Part 4
The Finale of my interview with Eric Nolan Grant of The O'Jays.
June 25, 2020
Staten Soul With Stevie D of The Force MD's
Stevie D a founding member of the legendary group the Force MD's drops by. We talk about their breakout hit Tender Love and the group's history. Check It out!
June 23, 2020
Eric Nolan Grant Part 3
In Part 3 of our interview, Eric Nolan Grants talks about his solo career and writing process
June 20, 2020
Eddie Kendrick's, Broadway and Life coaching : The Talents of Terron Brooks
Terron Brooks best known for portraying the legendary Eddie Kendricks in The Temptations miniseries drops in for a chat. We talk about everything from his early days singing in the church, to his Broadway work and music career and finally his work as a Life Coach
June 15, 2020
Eric Nolan Grant Of The O'Jays Part 2
In Part 2 of our interview, Eric talks about working on The Fighting Temptations and more.
June 14, 2020
The science of music with Nokio of Dru Hill
Nokio, (of Dru Hill) stops by the interview to talk about his humble beginnings in Baltimore and his work in Dru Hill. We also get into his production style, writing for other artists such as Mya, and he reveals his concept of the unreleased "Beauty" video.
June 12, 2020
Troy Taylor's Musical Legacy
Iconic producer Troy Taylor drops by to talk about his legendary career. 
June 11, 2020
Wes "The Voice" Griffin
Voice actor Wesley Griffin drops by to talk voice work and the joys of being a blerd.
June 05, 2020
Eric Nolan Grant Of The O'Jays Part 1
Eric Nolan Grant of The O'Jays stops by to talk about his journey to becoming an O'Jay.
June 05, 2020
Three Part Harmony & Video Games : Chopping It Up With Bluff City
R&B group Bluff City drops to talk there new album BC3, video games and the music industry.
June 04, 2020
Netty Green Interview Part 2
In Part of Our Interview, Mr. Green talks about Riff's second album, joining Men Of Vizion and Riff in the 21st century.
June 03, 2020
Crown City Soul: Catching Up With Jon Jon From Troop
Troop Memeber Jon Jon stops by to talk his solo carrer, Troop's legacy and a cameo Apperance in eighties classic Coming To Amercia
June 03, 2020
Corey Clark Interview Part 3
In Part 3 of our interview, Corey Clark talks about new music and his future plans
June 01, 2020
Corey Clark Interview Part 2
In Part 2 of our exclusive interview singer Corey Clark talks about his time on American Idol.
May 26, 2020
Soulful Leaning With Nitty Green of Riff & Men Of Vizion
R&B singer Nitty Green of the groups' Riff & & Men Of Vizion stops by to talk about how Riff got its start and working with Morgan Freeman and a young Vanilla Ice.
May 26, 2020
Making Hits With Guest Troy Oliver
Legendary producer Troy Oliver drops in the lab to discuss making hits for Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson and we finally learn why Ginuwine never says the song title in his smash "Differences".
May 23, 2020
The Royalty Of Music With Jack Knight
Songwriter Jack Knight stops for a chat with Reviews & Dunn. Jack talks about his early beginnings, writing for New Edition, working with Diddy and his new business ventures in 2020. 
May 22, 2020
Indie Artist Cecily Interview
Soul singer Cecily stops by to chop up with Reviews & Dunn. We talk about her influences and everything in between.
May 21, 2020
R&B to Gospel " A Chat With UNV Founder John Poww"
John Powe , lead singer and founding member of of the group UNV sits down for a chat with Reviews & Dunn. We talk everything from humble beginnings to a Jodeci beef, working with a young unknown Robin Thicke and finally becoming his own boss. 
May 21, 2020
Corey Clark's Journey to Stardom
Former American Idol contestant Corey Clark drops by to talk about his humble beginnings and working with a young Ne-Yo.
May 19, 2020
90's RnB to Coffee in 2020 Catching Up With Joe Little III of The Rude Boys
JOE LITTLE III of The Rude Boys stops by to tell us about working with everyone from Gerard Levert and a pre-fame Jay-Z, to starting his own coffee business. 
May 18, 2020
Cinema Chat With Clarence Williams IV
Filmmaker Clarence Wiliams IV stops by to talk about his filmography, Hip Hop, and the difference between being an actor and a movie star.
May 17, 2020
#Blacklove with content creators Genesis "Stoney" Scott & Brandon Hammond
Rising filmmakers Genesis Scott and former child star turned director Brandon Hammond stop by Reviews & Dunn. We discuss how they met,  their individual careers, and eventual partnership, black love in Hollywood, and just about everything in between.
May 16, 2020
Hollywood moves with actor & comic Brian Hooks
Brian Hooks, the man once coined "King Of DVD" stops by Reviews & Dunn to talk about his career, making your own in Hollywood and his favorite music.
May 15, 2020
Catching up with Marc Gay formerly of Shai.
On the latest interview for Reviews & Dunn, I'm joined by singer Marc Gay from nineties group Shai. Marc talks about the groups history, working with a prefame Jay-Z and Miami Heat basketball.
May 15, 2020
A conversation with L*A*W
Today's guest is musician  L*A*W founder of the Planet 12 movement.  Known in music circles for his guitar skills, b-boy skills, and work with Amy Winehouse, L*A*W has of experience in the music industry. Our interview covers everything from Hip Hop to the Prince camp, Amy Winehouse, and pizza. Sit back and enjoy it!
May 12, 2020
Interview with Foreign Exchange Affiliate and musician Zo !
Zo! stops by to talk about Detriot Sports, his career, and working with the Foreign Exchange.
May 11, 2020
The journey's of Ryan Toby
This is the unedited full length of my interview with songwriting phenom Ryan Toby. If you prefer shorter segments they are available on my youtube channel. Ryan talks about everything from working with Will Smith to writing for Justin Bieber and his latest project Songs For The Lockdown. Enjoy! 
May 08, 2020
Shawn Rivera formerly of Az Yet Interview
Az Yet gained worldwide fame with 1996 Last Night. Shawn talks music history, music biopics and cheesesteaks.
May 06, 2020
Reminiscing on 90's R&B with Garfield Bright of Shai
Garfield Bright of Shai talks in-depth about the group's history and discography in this candid interview  We also chop it up over his experience of working with Jay-Z and KRS-One.
May 05, 2020
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