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Hard Knock Radio is 94.1 FM KPFA's daily drivetime Hip Hop Talk Show. It features hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson who hit the air everyday at 4pm offering news, views, breaks, and beats.

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Hard Knock Radio - April 30, 2009 at 4:00pm
Anita Johnson discusses the film American Violet which opens up nationwide tomorrow. Later in the show Weyland speaks with Trackademicks and DJ Tap 10 of the Honor Roll Crew.

Hard Knock Radio - April 29, 2009 at 4:00pm
Anita Johnson discusses the book Arm the Spirit: A Story from Underground and Back. Later in the show Weyland discusses the film Enlighten Up.

Hard Knock Radio - April 28, 2009 at 4:00pm
Anita Johnson discusses the upcoming Digital TV transition. Later in the show Davey D speaks with Paris and T-Kash about the upcoming Hard Truth Soldiers Tour.

Hard Knock Radio - April 27, 2009 at 4:00pm
JR of the Block Report speaks with author and legendary activist Angela Davis. Later in the show Davey D reports back from San Antonio Texas speaking with Che Lopez of the Southwest Workers Union about the border situation in Texas.

Hard Knock Radio - April 24, 2009 at 4:00pm
It is the last Friday of the month which means without walls takes over the Hard Knock airwaves. Later in the show Weyland discusses the film New Muslim Cool.

Hard Knock Radio - April 23, 2009 at 4:00pm
Anita Johnson brings us a discussion on the commercial exploitation of youth involved in the underground sex economy. Later in the show Weyland speaks with Kemel Bell and Tommy Goodwin of ANKH Marketing to talk about their 5 year anniversary party at the Mezzanine this weekend.

Hard Knock Radio - April 22, 2009 at 4:00pm
For Earth Day we'll bring you a discussion on Environmental Justice, the history of Earth Day and the event Love Yo Mama. Later in the program Weyland speaks with Bay Area Filmmaker Yun Suh about her documentary fim City of Borders.

Hard Knock Radio - April 21, 2009 at 4:00pm

Hard Knock Radio - April 20, 2009 at 4:00pm
We bring you a quick history on 4-20. Later in the show, we pick up where we left off on Friday as Davey D discusses Hip-Hop studies with author Adam Mansbach, Dr. Donna Lisa Fisher & Naomi Bragen with the Dance Performance company.

Hard Knock Radio - April 17, 2009 at 4:00pm
Davey D discusses tomorrow's first ever Hip-Hop Studies Conference at UC Berkeley. Later in the show Weyland speaks with Adam Theis about the Brass Bows & Beats Hip-Hop Symphony happening tomorrow at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.

Hard Knock Radio - April 16, 2009 at 4:00pm

Hard Knock Radio - April 15, 2009 at 4:00pm

Hard Knock Radio - April 14, 2009 at 4:00pm
Weyland discusses the Discovery Channel reality show San Quinton Film School. Later in the program in light of the recent Somali Piracy that's been making headlines, we re-broadcast an excerpt of an interview Davey D did with Somali Rapper K'Naan who spoke about that issue.

Hard Knock Radio - April 13, 2009 at 4:00pm
Ricky Vincent speaks with author Nelson George about his latest book City Kid: A Writer's Memoir of Ghetto Life and Post-Soul Success. Later in the show Weyland discusses the Documentary “U People” which premiers in the Bay Area this week.

Hard Knock Radio - April 10, 2009 at 4:00pm
Anita Johnson speaks with today's featured author and former KPFA programer Adam David Miller about his book Ticket To Exile: A Memior. Later in the show Weyland speaks with filmmaker Sarba Das about her movie Karma Calling.

Hard Knock Radio - April 9, 2009 at 4:00pm
Anita Johnson discusses this weekend's event Diversifying Hip-Hop: Krip-Hop & Homo-Hop. Anita speaks with two of it's participants, multi-award winning Houston hip-hop & R&B artist Miss Money and Hip-Hop spoken word artist and activist Leroy Moore...

Hard Knock Radio - April 8, 2009 at 4:00pm
Weyland speaks with Oakland Hip-Hop duo Zion-I about their new album “The Take Over”

Hard Knock Radio - April 7, 2009 at 4:00pm
Davey D speaks with Hip-Hop artist and activist Jisiri X and DJ Paradise of X-Clan about the recent shootings of 3 police officers in Pittsburg Pennsylvania. Both Jisiri X & Paradise are members of the organization One Hood.

Hard Knock Radio - Mumia. DJ Child. - April 6, 2009 at 4:00pm
Weyland discusses today's US Supreme Court decision of rejecting Death Row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal's bid for a new trial. We'll also hear from Mumia himself who speaks with producer Noelle Hanrahan of Prison Radio about today's decision...

Hard Knock Radio - April 3, 2009 at 4:00pm

Hard Knock Radio - April 2, 2009 at 4:00pm
Davey D speaks with Rhymesayers Entertainment Recording artist Brother Ali. Later in the show Anita Johnson discusses the Bread Project.

Hard Knock Radio - April 1, 2009 at 4:00pm
Weyland discusses the film Project Kashmir with it's creators Geeta Patel and Senain Kheshgi. Later in the show Weyland speaks with Rupa of the indie band Rupa and the April Fishes.

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