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JMG Live! Music Lounge with Jacquari Harris

The JMG Live! Music Lounge features interviews with music artists and special guests from around the world. Hosted by JMG founder and journalist Jacquari Harris, the JMG Live! guests have included Grammy Award-winner NE-YO, Afrojack, Academy Award-nominee Ethan Hawke and more. Subscribe today!


Freaknik Documentary Interview with Nikki Byles and Jay Allen
'Freaknik: The Wildest Party Never Told' is the new documentary on Hulu that immortalizes the Atlanta street party for a new generation. Jacquari spoke with the documentary producers, Nikki Byles and Jay Allen, from Swirl Films about how the process started in putting this film together. Jermaine Dupri and Luke “Uncle Luke” Campbell are executive producers of the doc. 
11:41 4/22/24
Martín Rodríguez on His Role in the Netflix TV Series, ‘Griselda’
The Netflix limited TV series ‘Griselda’ was inspired by the life of Griselda Blanco Restrepo, a key figure in the cocaine trade between Colombia and the United States during the 1970s and ‘80s. Martín Rodríguez plays Rivi, the right-hand man and enforcer to Griselda, played by Sofia Vergara. Rodríguez talks about his role in the series and what it was like to work with Vergara. 
14:05 4/13/24
Darryl Stephens on His Role in the Film Boy Culture: Generation X
Darryl Stephens talks about reprising his role as Andrew in the new film ‘Boy Culture: Generation X,’ and what he hopes audiences will take away from the film. Plus, Stephens opens up about his early days as an actor and his experience filming the 2001 Dirk Shafer-directed movie, ‘Circuit.’
24:41 11/10/23
Kevin Aviance on Beyoncé and His Career Renaissance
Kevin Aviance sat down with Jacquari in New York to discuss Beyoncé sampling his hit single "Cunty" for the song "PURE/HONEY" on her 'Renaissance' album, how his life has changed since then, his upcoming memoir, and what PRIDE means in 2023. 
11:10 8/31/23
OMI Interview + Saweetie & Doja Cat Release 'Best Friend'
OMI joined Jacquari to discuss his 2015 hit "Cheerleader," John Legend, his Jamaican roots, making new music, and what he thinks about being considered a one-hit-wonder. Also, Saweetie and Doja Cat are this week's music headliners. The ladies are making big moves on the charts with their latest single, "Best Friend."
19:01 2/27/21
Mark Knight of Toolroom Records Interview
Mark Knight is a Grammy-nominated producer, DJ, and the founder of the legendary Toolroom Records. In his first interview with JMG, the international artist discussed his career, his latest release "All 4 Love," the unexpected phone call from David Guetta which led to a Grammy nomination with the Black Eyed Peas, and how he's handling the Covid era.
47:11 1/30/21
Armin van Buuren Interview + Black Eyed Peas Return to #1
Armin van Buuren talks to Jacquari about his latest album, Balance, with the single "Unlove You" featuring NE-YO, and the Nicky Romero remix. Armin is bringing his Balance Tour to 13 U.S. cities, including Houston on Jan. 30 at the Revention Music Center. Plus, the Black Eyed Peas are back with their new No. 1 single "RITMO" from the Bad Boys for Life soundtrack.
22:10 1/9/20
Nikki Vianna & Vasco Interview + The Weeknd Releases 'Heartless'
Nikki Vianna and Vasco release their latest single, "Two Shots." The duo discuss their collaboration and Nikki talks about her experience working with Flo Rida. Plus, The Weeknd is the latest "Music Headliner" and the singer just hit No. 1 with his latest single, "Heartless."
11:56 12/26/19
Romeo Miller on His New Movie ‘Game Day,’ Master P and Growing Up Famous
In his first JMG interview, Romeo Miller discusses his role in the new film ‘Game Day.' The platinum-selling artist also revealed what it was like growing up with Master P as a father, being an entrepreneur, MTV and returning to music. Plus Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are headlining the Super Bowl 2020 halftime show.
33:24 10/1/19
Summer Concert Series: Brian McKnight on His New Album, 'Bedtime Story,' plus Lizzo is Making Moves
Sixteen-time Grammy-nominee Brian McKnight talks to Jacquari Harris for the JMG Live! Summer Concert Series. In his interview, Brian discussed being in love with his wife, performing at the Arena Theatre,  his new album ‘Bedtime Story,’ and his thoughts on a collaboration with H.E.R. Also, Lizzo is Jacquari’s music headliner and there’s another concert ticket giveaway to see Big K.R.I.T., courtesy of Live Nation.
18:19 8/2/19
Summer Concert Series: Cedric Gervais on Drake, New Music & Charlie's Angels 3
Grammy Award-winning DJ, producer and actor Cedric Gervais catches up with Jacquari Harris for the JMG Live! Summer Concert Series. In his interview, Cedric discussed playing in Houston at Cle and Stereo Live, his Wynn Las Vegas residency, acting and working on the Charlie's Angels 3 movie soundtrack. Also, Jacquari is giving away concert tickets to several shows courtesy of Live Nation.
13:40 7/5/19
Audien on his new music with Echosmith and Calvin Harris
Jacquari met with DJ and producer Audien for a preshow interview at Stereo Live. Audien discussed his latest music releases, which included his remix of Calvin Harris’ “Giant” featuring Rag’n’Bone Man, and his collaboration with Echosmith. Also, you can listen to part of Audien's set at Stereo Live during the episode.
09:39 3/8/19
Interview with the Cast of the Eminem-produced Movie 'BODIED'
New interview with the cast of the Eminem-produced film 'Bodied,' featuring Calum Worthy, Jackie Long and director Joseph Kahn. Calum plays Adam Merkin, a graduate student who becomes a competitive battle rapper while working on his thesis for school. Jackie plays Behn Grymm a veteran battle rapper that teaches Adam how to rap and about hip-hop culture. The films also features Charlamagne tha God who plays a battle rap promoter.
11:24 11/4/18
Ethan Hawke & Ben Dickey Talk About Their New Film 'Blaze'
Four-time Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke and Sundance Award-winner Ben Dickey premiere their new film 'Blaze' in Texas. Ethan directed 'Blaze,' while Ben made his acting debut in the film as the Austin-based country music singer-songwriter Blaze Foley. Ethan opened up about why he wanted to make the film, his 20+ year career as an actor, director and writer, and his appreciation for Denzel Washington.
19:01 8/28/18
Artist of the Month: Summer Series with Afrojack, Plus The Latest on Ciara & LA Riots
Grammy Award-winning DJ/Producer Afrojack speaks with Jacquari backstage at Clé Houston before his set to discuss the Nicky Romero remix of his latest single "One More Day" with Jewelz and Sparks, his favorite summer festivals and which leading lady he may be collaborating with next. Also, in this episode is the latest music news on Ciara, and a never-before-heard clip of LA Riot's 2014 interview from the W Hollywood Hotel.
22:20 7/31/18
EP 20: Ne-Yo Talks About His New Album 'Good Man' + Drake Releases 'Scorpion'
Ne-Yo is the latest music star to be featured as JMG’s Artist of the Month: Summer Series. In his interview, Ne-Yo discussed his new album Good Man, collaborating with Bebe Rexha and Stefflon Don, working Jennifer Lopez on World of Dance and touring. Also, Drake releases Scorpion and breaks records along the way, and Jacquari plays a never-before-heard clip of Boy George's 2014 interview with JMG Magazine in the "music moments" segment.
26:09 7/14/18
EP 19: Jussie Smollett on His Album 'Sum of My Music,' Plus News on Macy Gray & DJ/Producer Marshmello
Actor, singer and songwriter Jussie Smollett opened up about his album 'Sum of My Music' and the artists that have influenced him including Usher, Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. Plus he discussed working with Swizz Beatz and Issa Rae, touring, his love life and the fifth season of Empire.This episode also features a Music Moment with a clip of Macy Gray's 2014 interview with Jacquari and EDM DJ/Producer Marshmello.
17:57 6/30/18
EP 18: James Kennedy Interview with Childish Gambino & DJ Carnage News
Listen to our Artist of the Month: Summer Series with James Kennedy. James talks about being a DJ at Lisa Vanderpump's SUR Lounge in West Hollywood, and his relationships with cast members on the TV show Vanderpump Rules on Bravo. Also, get the latest news on Childish Gambino and hear a clip of Carnage's 2013 interview with Jacquari.
13:31 6/14/18
EP 17: Jon Moody Interview with Jennifer Lopez, Kanye West & Laidback Luke News
JMG's Artist of the Month: Summer Series 2018 kicks off Memorial Day Weekend with Jon Moody. Jon is a talented artist and his work has been featured everywhere from the White House to the TV show Empire to celebrities commissioning pieces. In his interview, Jon discusses his role on the new show Southern Charm New Orleans on Bravo, his career and Kanye West. This episode also features our music headline on Jennifer Lopez and her new single "Dinero" featuring Cardi B and DJ Khaled. Plus, Jacquari introduces a new segment in the podcast called Music Moments with DJ/Producer Laidback Luke.
16:47 5/26/18
The Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano Interview + Beyoncé & Jay Z News
Global DJs Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano recently met with JMG music editor and podcast host, Jacquari Harris, for a preshow interview before their set at Cle Nightclub in Houston. The duo discussed their new song "I'll House You" with Thomas Newson, why LIV nightclub is one of their favorite venues, Miami Music Week and their new residency in Ibiza. Plus, Beyonce and Jay Z announce their new stadium tour, On The Run II.
16:46 3/23/18
Mary Lambert on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, new music and more
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Mary Lambert spoke with Jacquari for a preshow interview before her concert at White Oak Music Hall in Houston. In the interview, Lambert discusses her personal struggles, being an openly gay artist and receiving the call to work with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Plus she shares her thoughts on Justin Timberlake and new music that she's working on.
24:44 2/10/18
EP 14: R&B Singer Jacquees on his New Album 4275, Chris Brown & Cardi B
R&B newcomer and Cash Money Records recording artist Jacquees is set to release his debut album 4275 this October. In his interview with Jacquari, Jacquees discussed his new project and what fans can expect, plus his thoughts on Chris Brown, Cardi B and what he’s done for Hurricane Harvey relief. The music headline for this episode is on Fergie and her new album ‘Double Dutchess: Seeing Double.’ Hear what Jacquari had to say about her new 13-track CD.
16:17 9/29/17
EP 13: Comedy Episode with Shawn Wayans + Cardi B News
Shawn Wayans is the guest for the first comedy episode of the JMG Live! Music Lounge. The funnyman talks about his career, movies and stand-up show at The Improv in Houston Aug. 24-27. Plus music news on Cardi B, her hit song "Bodak Yellow" and the MTV Video Music Awards.
21:00 8/25/17
EP 12: Backstage with Dyro at Spire Nightclub + Janet Jackson News
EDM DJ/Producer Dyro performed in Houston at Spire Nightclub and Jacquari caught up with him backstage before his set for an interview. Dyro discussed his performance at Tomorrowland, making new music and why his Las Vegas residencies didn't work out. Plus, our music headline for this episode is on Janet Jackson. The music icon kicks off her State of the World Tour in September and Jacquari had plenty to say about it.
11:33 8/11/17
EP 11: Xenia Ghali Opens Up About Her Billboard Hits, Pitbull and the Dance Music Scene in Greece
Hailing from the beautiful shores of Greece, Xenia Ghali is a songwriter, DJ and producer that's making a name for herself with two No. 1 hits on Billboard's Dance Club Songs Chart with "Under These Lights" and "Places." While on tour in Greece, Xenia discussed her music, working with Pitbull and why we need more female DJs.
27:20 7/14/17
EP 10: Pride Interview with DJ Joe Gauthreaux Before Show at Rich's Houston
From circuit parties to dance clubs, DJ Joe Gauthreaux has never met a beat he couldn’t master. As a songwriter and producer, Joe has ignited dance floors for 20 years with his remixes including songs by Tony Moran, Kristine W, Adele and even Justin Bieber. On the podcast, Joe discusses his Pride performance at Rich's Houston, making new music, RuPaul's Drag Race and his latest tour with DJ Grind.
16:17 6/23/17
EP 9: Austin Mahone Kicks Off the Summer with Warehouse Live Concert
Austin Mahone returned to the music scene this year with his mixtape ForMe+U, with the lead single "Lady" featuring Pitbull recently making it to No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart. In his podcast interview with host Jacquari Harris, Austin discusses his hit single "Lady," working with Hardwell and preparing for his show at Warehouse Live on June 4.
10:24 6/2/17
EP 8: Seb & ValKO Discuss Their New EP ‘Lifeline’
Houston-based DJ duo Seb & ValKO discuss their new EP 'Lifeline,' their favorite clubs and meeting The Chainsmokers for the first time. Plus Nicki Minaj opens the Billboard Music Awards and we're giving away tickets to Free Press Summer Fest.
19:11 5/19/17
EP 7: Felix Da Housecat's Pre-Show Interview Before His Performance at Cle Houston
Felix Da Housecat is a house music veteran and the DJ/Producer talks to Jacquari about his hiatus from touring, nightlife, working with Diddy and his show at Cle Houston on May 7.
17:01 5/5/17
EP 6: Bimbo Jones Discuss Their #1 Remix Hit "Slumber Party" by Britney Spears feat. Tinashe
Lee Dagger and Marc JB, also known as the UK-based dance music duo Bimbo Jones, discuss their No. 1 Billboard remix hit "Slumber Party" by Britney Spears featuring Tinashe. The duo also talks about their over 70 No. 1 dance hits, playing at Rich's Houston and  atThe Abbey in LA, plus how they met over a decade ago.
23:42 4/28/17

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