First and last time you will probably see a VLAD TV clip on this site. But I had to do it. The interview picks up around the 3:22 mark where Vlad has to do what so many do on these internet streets which is espouse an opinion as if it makes any difference to an artist or in this case a producer who has worked closely with said artist. If you’re not familiar with Salaam Remi’s body of work please do yourself a favor and get familiar. If you do nothing else today let these words resonate because at the end of the day creators are going to create and critics well you know what they’re going to do…

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.