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“You’re Minor, We’re Major”: Halfway Books Reimagines Hip-Hop Journalism by Tyler Bunzey
| @t_bunzey | NewBlackMan (in Exile) From ’71 ‘til, hip-hop has tried to ignore conventional ways of making art and getting money in the music industry. Sure, some artists may say “ fuck the Grammys” in one breath and laud Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer in the next (a well-established tradition that dates back to the Golden Age ). An equally established tradition, however, has artists ducking the ind
Breaking Into the Marijuana Business is An Uphill Battle for People of Color
'The legal cannabis industry is growing, well, like a weed. As more and more states have taken steps to legalize marijuana, the industry has shown no signs of slowing down. According to the Marijuana Business Factbook, the projected economic impact is expected to reach $77 billion by 2022 . But, to be perfectly blunt, that doesn’t mean everyone is benefitting from the industry’s record highs. Bla
Director Kamilah Forbes Discusses the Making of 'Between the World and Me'
'Based on the 2018 adaptation and staging of the book at the Apollo Theater, the HBO Special of Ta-Nehisi Coates ’ Between the World and Me combines elements of the Apollo’s production, including powerful readings from Coates’ book, and incorporates documentary footage from the actors’ home life, archival footage, and animation. Director Kamilah Forbes joins All Of It to walk us through the proje
Producer and Jazz drummer Karriem Riggins Talks Jahari Massamba Unit
'Producer and jazz drummer Karriem Riggins joins All Of It to discuss working with longtime collaborator Madlib as Jahari Massamba Unit and their first full-length album together titled, Pardon My French . He also discusses producing Common’s album, Beautiful Revolution Pt. 1 , and his future plan.'
Kiese Laymon: How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America
'Eric, Kate, and Medaya talk with Kiese Laymon about the struggle to buy his work back from the original publisher in order to revise and republish them, an experience that highlights the imbalance of power in the industry and the commodification of a writer’s work.' -- LA Review of Books LA Review of 

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