Radio GBE: The Global Black Experience

Fri, Aug 5, 2022 19:00 PM

Hosts: Imhotep Gary Byrd
    Synopsis: Imhotep Gary Byrd presents a Radio Global Black Experience Tribute to Marvin Gaye’s iconic recording What’s Going On. What's Going On Live is a live album recorded in 1972 by Gaye and released posthumously in 2019 by Motown. Tune in this Sunday from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on WBAI 99.5 FM, or listen online anywhere via

    The Radio GBE tribute highlights the live album performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C and at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland (both in 1972). Herb Boyd, the award-winning journalist and author of several books including Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination offers contemporary commentary, as does Marko Nobles, 2nd vice president of Harlem Week. Under the visionary leadership of LLOYD WILLIAMS, president of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, this year’s 2022 Harlem Week will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic album’s original release. For more information on Harlem Week’s special events and tributes, visit
    Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On Live: A Tribute is produced by Imhotep Gary Byrd of the Global Black Experience; recorded, mixed, and edited by Reggie Johnson of WBAI Radio.

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