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MILESTONES: 30th Anniversary of Stevie Wonder's Jungle Fever Soundtrack

Acclaimed DJ and producer DJ Spinna joins Angélika Beener to discuss Stevie Wonder's 90s classic, Jungle Fever. The soundtrack to Oscar-winning director Spike Lee's provocative film finds Wonder taking on the era of New Jack Swing at the top of the decade. Spinna and Angélika discuss Wonder's soundtrack work over the decades, Spinna's awe-inspiring relationship with the legend, and the ways cultural shifts can challenge art.

Milestones theme produced by Riley K. Glasper

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Angélika Beener is an award-winning journalist, DJ, host and producer. Angélika has contributed her work to Downbeat, TIDAL, The Huffington Post, NPR Music, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and National Public Radio. In addition, she has contributed liner notes to several acclaimed recording projects, including two GRAMMY®-winning albums. A journalist who writes about music and culture at the intersections of race, gender, and generation, her work in public radio has been recognized by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The New York Association of Black Journalists.