Lonnie Liston Smith
BIRTHPLACE: Virginia, USA.
ROLE: Legendary musician.
STYLE: Jazz / Piano led experimental.
Lonnie Liston Smith is highly regarded as one of the greatest Jazz musicians of his generation, and first comes to many people’s attention in Hip Hop culture with his track ‘A Garden Of Peace’ which Jay-Z sampled in Dead Presidents.
Urban Kingdom sat down with him to talk about his thoughts in sampling in Hip Hop and modern music.