This episode was conducted on March 21st, 2011 by Mark Anthony Neal, Duke University Professor and host of Left of Black. Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Rosa Clemente, the 2008 Green Party Vice-Presidential candidate in a conversation about the historic Green Party ticket in 2008, contemporary Black activism and Hip-Hop.
Dead Prez blazed into hip hop in 1998 with the politically-charged single, “It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop.” Their Let’s Get Free album spoke about Black self-determination in a way no one else was doing at the time, in hip hop or out. They were signed to Loud Records, but got screwed when Loud closed its
An open letter in response to Peter Noel’s article, “The Minster vs. the Mogul” which appeared in the Village Voice on April 25th, 2001: http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0117/noel.shtml Dear Russell: Here is a new flash, as quiet as its been kept YOU ARE NOT HIP-HOP! You didn’t know? Many of us have this conversation about you and others in the industry like