Pandemic Music

Dave and Mickey talk music: the latest releases from Sa-Roc, Westside Gunn and Slick Rick, Locksmith, Denzel Curry, Recognize Ali, Bobby Sessions, Bill Collector, and more. A quick recap of the last episode’s conversation about patriotic education leads our hosts to talk about the 2020 releases from Public Enemy, Paris, and Wise Intelligent, who were the vanguard of political hip-hop in the late 80s and early 90s.

Featured audio clip:
"Something Real" by Sa-Roc

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Music Courtesy of Traum Diggs:
"Yaphet Kotto" by Traum Diggs

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David Shanks, aka Traum Diggs, is an MC/writer/journalist from Brooklyn, NY. He began writing articles in 2005, contributing correspondent features for print and online publications and has participated in conferences and panels at several colleges and universities including Rider University and SUNY- Rockland. He has also contributed chapters in Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide; Expressive Writing: Classroom and Community; and St. James Encyclopedia of Hip-Hop Culture. His independent album releases include Jazz Hop, Major Journalism, and Jazz Hop II.   A more complete discography is available at traumdiggs.com .

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