In the 1980s, drugs, poverty and unrealistic materialism were destroying inner-city communities. One producer brought conscious music back to the people and empowered a new era of activism. Hank Shocklee explains his mission to bring together higher consciousness artists who inspire change in their communities and the world in this interview with Regina Meredith originally webcast July 30, 2013.
Hank Shocklee is a worldwide role model for pushing the envelope and breaking new artistic boundaries. His ideologies and techniques are studied among a wide cross section of people that include universities and media policy makers. Shocklee has garnered a collection of Platinum and Multi-Platinum albums as well as 14 Grammy Nominations and numerous Soul Train Awards. Currently, he is developing a series of projects which he calls the Future Frequency.