We had the opportunity to speak with DJ Cassidy ahead of the next episode of his "Pass the Mic" series about how he's created a space for virtual joy in a time of no live performances, one of his most memorable moments taping the series, and an inside look into this Sunday's special Mother's Day special. 

Here’s a happy anthem! DJ Cassidy invites R.Kelly on to his people-friendly and overall happy track “Make the World Go Round.” The visuals just released and show the two men trying to start a party on the metro. Sounds pretty fun and spontaneous to us. We’ve heard a lot from R.Kelly recently after he dropped his twelfth studio […]

One of the most infectious songs of the year just got a major flip. DJ Cassidy’s hit “Calling All Hearts,” which features Robin Thicke and Jessie J, was just remixed by the great Swizz Beatz, who added his own flair to the song. While the original version had a feel-good disco beat, Swizz brings things back […]

They’re influencers and tastemakers, leading the way on what’s fresh, hot and next – in music, entertainment and fashion. Questlove & DJ Cassidy are not only two of the most recognizable faces in music, their names are synonymous with all things cool. From their style to the way they speak, cool kids will forever try […]

DJ Cassidy and The Root’s Questlove are bringing the heat to LAVO with their Rock Freak celebration.  Expect the building to be filled with industry insiders, fashion phenoms, and celebrities of every caliber. If you have a list of parties to hit during Fashion Week, make sure you check out DJ Cassidy and Questlove on […]

What the boss man, Russell Simmons wants, he gets. EXCLUSIVE: DJ Fulano Is The Cutest 8-Year-Old. Ever. Heading down to St. Bart’s for New Years, Russell requested DJ Cassidy to provide the entertainment during his getaway, but being one of the busiest DJ’s in the business, he was already booked. Luckily, Cassidy has the perfect […]

Dear Hev, Remember when we first met in Steve Rifkind’s office three years ago? You were getting ready to release your first reggae album, “Vibes,” and had come to play Steve some songs. I just happened to be in the office so Steve invited me in. O’Neal McKnight was signed to SRC through my production […]


Peace GG, Just four days after the Fenger High School boycott and press conference with Rev. Sharpton on Monday, students from the Gardens were out of school again today, after they say they were harassed by nearly 50 boys from the ‘Ville,’ while on their school bus Thursday. I was invited over to the Gardens […]


I just got off the phone with Rachel Noerdlinger for Rev. Al Sharpton/National Action Network. Rachel saw my GG blog ‘Chicago Under Siege’ and asked me what could Rev. Sharpton and The National Action Network do to help. We arranged a meeting with Rev. and the parents last night. Rev. Sharpton is in the Chi […]