Tag Archives: Atlanta

Supercontext: Run The Jewels 3

Killer Mike and El-P call their latest record the album of their careers. How does it straddle crass humor, transgression and political activism? And if you are “the jewel,” how does their music fit into your community?

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Episode 358: The American Music Show

Guest: Randy Gue of Emory Libraries.

First broadcast September 22 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-22nd-fossils-in-glorious-3d-episode-357/

“What is it about?”

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Supercontext: Atlanta

Donald Glover once described his FX sitcom Atlanta¬†as “Twin Peaks for rappers.” As residents of the eponymous city, we were doubtful. But this show came through with a weird, wondrous take on our local African-American culture. Special guest Swain Hunt (Sidebar, The Metronome) joins us to discuss.
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