Raphael Saadiq Sends A Universal Message On 'Jimmy Lee' : World Cafe Named after his late brother, the accomplished musician's latest album raises awareness of substance abuse.
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Raphael Saadiq On World Cafe (OLD)

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Raphael Saadiq Sends A Universal Message On 'Jimmy Lee'

Raphael Saadiq Sends A Universal Message On 'Jimmy Lee'

Raphael Saadiq on World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Something Keeps Calling"
  • "Glory to the Veins"
  • "So Ready"
  • "Rearview"
  • "I'm Feeling Love"

Raphael Saadiq is one of the most accomplished musicians in pop and R&B over the last 30 years. He's also one of the most respected. He fronted Tony! Toni! Toné!, has a successful solo career and he's worked as a composer, producer, bassist and vocalist for folks like Elton John, Kenny G, Solange, Ed Sheeran, John Legend and countless others.

Saadiq's latest album, Jimmy Lee, is named for his brother who passed away when he was younger. In this session, Saadiq talks about why the record took his brothers name, plus he'll dive into some great stories about playing with Prince, Stevie Wonder and more. That and more in the player.

Episode Playlist