Summer Of '93: Digable Planets' Ishmael Butler; Movie Soundtracks; Minor Empire

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Join Soundcheck all this week as we revisit landmark albums, singles and watershed moments that sizzled in the summer of 1993. Plus, special guests join us to look back at movies, pop culture and city life from the steamy months of '93.

Today, The Takeaway's Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman -- who together co-host the Movie Date podcast -- talk about the soundtracks to some of 1993's biggest movies, from Free Willy to Judgment Night, and hopefully everything in between.

Then, Ishmael Butler of the legendary hip hop group Digable Planets and now Shabazz Palaces reflects on Digable Planets' 1993 album Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space). Butler also sets the scene about what he was doing musically back then and what he was listening to 20 years ago.

And East meets West when Turkish band Minor Empire drops by to perform in the Soundcheck studio.