GFM Fam make sure you take a few minutes to check out this inspiring and informative interview from drummer extraordinaire Lil John Roberts as we discuss his project The Heartbeat out tomorrow on Starburst Music, Inc. and distributed by Purpose Music Group & NIA Distribution.

There are lots of gems in this conversation: from Lil John discussing his musical origins in Philly to the amazing collaborations contained within The Heartbeat to finding out that this was the last recording that great George Duke appeared on before his passing.

The Heartbeat from Lil John Roberts out tomorrow June 3rd!

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.