Welcome to The Top 5 Records Podcast Episode 9 with journalist and DJ Lily Mercer.

 

You can stream the podcast below or subscribe through Apple Podcasts here from Spotify here or search for The Top 5 Records Podcast through your preferred podcast provider.

 

 

Lily grew up in North London and under the influence of her older brother & MTV got into Hip-Hop and has since emerged herself in the urban music scene. As a DJ she has a show on Rinse FM and as a journalist has written for countless publications as well as her own Viper Magazine. 
 
Her selection was influenced by experiences in her life including the loss of her mother to whom she was clearly very close and has a real soulful thread running through it.  The Teddy Pendergrass documentary is called ‘Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don’t Know Me By Now’ and is available through Amazon and on BBC I-player in the UK.
 

Check out the Spotify playlist for his selection here 

 

 

And if you wanted to buy and the of the records discussed you can head to these links here.
 
Cam’ron – Come Home With Me (2002) Roc-a-Fella Records
https://www.discogs.com/Camron-Come-Home-With-Me/master/104751
 
Marlon Asher – Ganja Farmer (2005)  Caribbean Underground Productions 
https://www.discogs.com/Marlon-Asher-Ganja-Farmer/master/493780
 
Jay Z – Wishing On A Star (1997) from ‘In My Lifetime vol.1″ – Roc-a-Fella Records
https://www.discogs.com/Jaÿ-Z-Featuring-Gwen-Dickey-Wishing-On-A-Star/master/46872
 
Harold Melvin and the Bluetones – I Miss You from album ‘I Miss You” (1972) Philadelphia International Records
https://www.discogs.com/Harold-Melvin-The-Blue-Notes-I-Miss-You/master/4723
 
Wu-Tang Clan – The W  (2000) loud records
https://www.discogs.com/Wu-Tang-Clan-The-W/master/36772
 
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