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On this episode of Capitol Hill Mixtape, we caught up with Congressman Tony Cárdenas, who represents the San Fernando Valley in the U.S. House of Representatives. He told us about growing up as one of eleven children, the music that played in their…

Capitol Hill Mixtape returns this month with Congressman Jamaal Bowman of New York. June is Black Music Month, and Congressman Jamaal Bowman is one of Capitol Hill’s top scholars of Hip Hop history

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congressman Marc Veasey

February 23, 2022 |Music Notes Blog

We are kicking off this year with Congressman Marc Veasey of Texas, who represents the Forth Worth area. I always love getting to know members like Congressman Veasey, who worked as a staffer (as well as other impressive positions) before coming to Congress.

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congressman Hank Johnson

December 3, 2021 |Music Notes Blog

Our final episode of 2021 features Congressman Hank Johnson of Georgia. He is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet so he knows his stuff when it comes to the music industry and online issues. 

Thanks for tuning in! This month I had the pleasure of interviewing first-term Congresswoman Deborah Ross (D-NC-2). Congresswoman Ross told us about how she got a very early start in politics and music with parents who loved both, and shared songs that remind her to use her position to…

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congressman Dan Kildee

April 1, 2021 |Music Notes Blog

Capitol Hill Mixtape returns this month with our interview of Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI-5) who represents his hometown of Flint, Michigan.

RIAA is thrilled to close out 2021’s Women’s History Month with a rich and moving roundtable conversation…

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congressman Ted Deutch

February 24, 2021 |Music Notes Blog

Welcome back to Capitol Hill Mixtape! We are very grateful to be kicking off our 2021 season with a longtime friend of the music industry, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL-22).

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congresswoman Veronica Escobar

December 10, 2020 |Music Notes Blog

Our final Capitol Hill Mixtape interview of 2020 is with the Congresswoman from El Paso, Veronica Escobar (D-TX-16). I may be biased as a guy from Arizona, but I’m always excited to hear from Members who bring…

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy

November 19, 2020 |Music Notes Blog

Our Capitol Hill Mixtape interview this month is with the Velvet Hammer herself, Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL-7). It doesn’t take much time with Congresswoman Murphy to see why she’s considered a rising star on the Hill. Her harrowing story as a refugee from Vietnam to what led her into public…