Did you know?

– The first record Aloe fell in love with as a child was “Double Dutch Bus” by Frankie Smith, which he and his sister would listen to on a Fisher Price record player.
– Aloe’s first group, the hip hop duo Emanon, took its name from a Dizzy Gillespie song.
– Aloe got his first record deal as a vocalist by singing Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come” over a hip hop instrumental.

If you answered NO to any of these questions, then you’ve got a lot to learn from this episode of The First Cut!

WFPK is proud to present The First Cut, a new interview series featuring conversation with some of the most talented singer/songwriters recording today. We’ve asked our guests about some firsts in their lives. Same set of questions, totally different answers. Catch new episodes on the WFPK Youtube channel every Tuesday and Thursday and make sure you subscribe so you don’t miss a thing!

Tyler is the Visual Media Producer for WFPK and all of Louisville Public Media.