Jul 1, 2020
In this episode we interview Morgan State University and Media Studies Scholar Jared Ball. Ball is the creator of IMIXWHATILIKE.org and the author of I Mix What I Like! A Mixtape Manifesto. He is also the co-editor of A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X.
In this episode we talk to Dr. Ball about his latest book The Myth and Propaganda of Black Buying Power. He discusses the development of the myth, and the racist dimensions of it.
He also gets into a discussion of the corporatization of hip hop, and the role hip hop celebrities play in the suppression of social movements.