Thes One came through to the crib a few weeks back…and the height of the heat wave, so we ended up chatting in the kitchen rather than the record room which he helped build. This podcast had been planned a while but with Thes and Double K busy at work at Highlighter, their upcoming (8th!) studio album, we pushed it back a few months.
The original idea behind our convo was to discuss Thes’s upcoming 10 Years of Thes One anthology, which reflects on his long production history, both in and outside the group. That formed the basis of our discussion though we inevitably ended up dipping in other topics, including this backstory and some other fun tidbits from the group’s long history.
There was a lot to cover so I’ve split this podcast into two parts. Part 2 will run later this month.
The Sidebar 15: Thes One of People Under the Stairs
Music in this episode (all songs from the forthcoming 10 Years Of Thes One unless otherwise indicated):
- Knuckle Sandwich
- PUTS: The Outrage
- San Francisco Knights (vocal version)
- Los Angeles Daze (vocal version)
- 43 Labels I Like (vocal version)
- Monty Alexander: Love and Happiness
- Webster Lewis: Do You Believe
- We’ll Be There (vocal version)
- Carried Away (vocal version)
- Back On the Block Remix
- Double K: Double K and OG Undadog
- Montego Slay (vocal version)
- The Fun (vocal version)