Jon Batiste on His Grammy Win, Lady Gaga, Kanye West & Breaking the Algorithm

Jon Batiste stopped by HOT 97 to talk to Nessa on April 7th and dropped gem after gem! Fresh off his 5 Grammy wins, including Album of the Year for “We Are”, Jon shared how he felt when he heard his name, what he was thinking during his amazing Grammy speech, having Billie Eilish and Lady Gaga rooting for him, not being categorized and breaking the algorithm. He also talked about his relationship and respect for Quincy Jones and Spike Lee, being influenced by New Orleans, growing up in a musical family, Kanye West making sure that we all win, being great at more than one thing, speaking from the heart and knowing he wanted to marry his wife within one week.