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RadioFacts Drive Thru Interview: Johnny Gill Part II

drive thruIf you missed Part I of our Drive Thru Interview with Here is what you missed> > > JOHNNY GILL PART I

In this edition we talk to Mr. “Rub You The Right Way” about his childhood crush, what it takes to be an amazing performer, the greatest compliment he ever received, and ultimately what makes him happy.


My My MyRadioFacts:  I don’t have to tell you that your song “My My My” is a classic and every time I hear that song, it reminds me of Chicago and listening to WGCI back in the day. That song was on their “Coke Top 8 at 8 ” countdown for several weeks and at that time I had a huge crush on this girl and I always envisioned me and her dancing to that song. Sounds corny but its true… What song does that for you? What song takes you to a moment in your life where you had that childhood crush that every time you hear the song you can’t help think of that person?

Johnny Gill:  Wow, great question! The song for me has to be Donnie Hathaway and Roberta Flack, “The Closer I Get to You.” I remember having a crush on this girl and that song was my anthem. I had to have been all of 13 or 14 years old. That song was amazing and I didn’t even have the  understanding or passion for music at that time like I do now. When that song came out that was the theme song for my life in regard to discovering love or at least what I thought love was then. I was at least starting to (For More JG Click “Next”)

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Hassahn is no stranger to the power of words. Just as Lebron took his talents to South Beach, the Chicago native has taken his talents to Hollywood and beyond. His ability to manipulate the English language has led to a career using his gift. He currently writes songs for TV/Film; he has co-written a book alongside Dr. Kerby T Alvy Ph.D; Hassahn produced and wrote DEMOs documentary film, and of course he scribes for Radio Facts on the daily.

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