Sunday, December 12, 2021

A Nametag Is Necessary - #32 "The Go-To Guitarist of Hip Hop and R&B" (w/ Chris Sholar)


Intro voice to pod: @tia_the_writer

This episode's guest is Guitarist, Composer and Producer, Chris Sholar.

Nametag covers a lot of ground in this conversation with topics including:

• the backstory to Chris graduating college and touring as Q-Tip’s Guitarist that same year

• Catching the attention of Just Blaze and how it connected the dots to writing and producing for a list of the greats

• sync placements: how he got into scoring music for tv and film

• winning a Grammy for "No Church In The Wild" what changed career wise after this, and how it impacted his mindset

• the 1-2 year run of being involved with A Tribe Called Quest’s "We Got It From Here..." album followed by Solange’s “A Seat At The Table”

Find more on Chris Sholar at

Twitter and Instagram: @chrissholar

Twitter: @nametagalxndr Instagram: @nametagalexander

chris sholar, lead and be legendary,

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