Gregg Tilston and Karim Kanji welcome to the show, Roger Mooking.
Mooking first burst onto the music scene as MC Mystic for the Edmonton-based hip hop outfit The Maximum Definitive. After performing at Much Music he stayed in Toronto and joined Bass is Base. In addition to the early single “Funk-mobile”, which garnered the band a deal with A&M Records their debut album, First Impressions for the Bottom Jigglers, won a Juno Award in the Best R&B/Soul Recording category in 1995. A year later, the second consequential album, Memories of the Soul Shack Survivors, gave the band its first Top 20 hit, “I Cry.”
Today, Mooking is best known as a celebrity chef, restaurateur, television host, and author.
His latest musical project is an EP called Edibles. Find it here: rogermooking.com/music/edibles/