It’s hard to think where Black music would be without Andre Harrell. As the founder of Uptown Records, he launched the careers of former intern Sean “Puffy” Combs—signed Mary J. Blige, Jodeci, and Heavy D—and birthed the sub-genres, New Jack Swing and Hip Hop Soul. These days as Vice Chairman of Revolt TV, Harrell is curating the upcoming third annual Revolt Music Conference. Thankfully, Mr. Champagne & Bubbles took some time to talk past, present and future. Cheers! Subscribe on iTunes here.