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BackStory with Colby Colb

BackStory with Colby Colb

Legendary radio host Colby "Colb" Tyner takes us back to where it all started with the biggest names in the music business and the world. Each episode is a narrative journey and in-depth conversation with the men and women that shaped hip hop. Colby is an accomplished on-air talent best known for his compelling interviews with Jay-Z, Will Smith, Quincy Jones, President Obama, President Clinton, an... more

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  • Excellent Primary Sources

    I always appreciate hearing artists talk about their own work. These primary sources make for perfect resources. more

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    United States9 months ago
  • Great content and story telling

    Love hearing the backstory on so many of my favorite musicians. Colby does great at navigating the conversation

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