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Hip Hop & Soul Retrospective

2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 21 March 2012

Gilles' final retrospective show focuses on the hip hop and soul he's supported on his Radio 1 show over the years, with session tracks from Sa Ra Creative Partners, Amp Fiddla and Kindred featuring Roy Ayers, as well as snippets of interviews with Saul Williams, The Roots, and Dwele.

Plus Gilles goes in hard on the back-catalogue, dropping over 50 bangers in 2 hours, touching on the smooth with Aaliyah, Jill Scott, Badu and D'Angelo, as well as the rough with Raekwon, Dr Octagon and Dabrye! Big.

Music Played

56 items


  • Wed 21 Mar 2012 02:00 BBC Radio 1

  • Wed 21 Mar 2012 02:00 BBC Radio 1 N. Ireland

  • Wed 21 Mar 2012 02:00 BBC Radio 1 Scotland

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