Limitations became superpowers: Black British music, The Rap Yearbook and Jeffrey Boakye
Songbook Season 2, episode 5…
Jeffrey Boakye’s books about music are brilliant, telling histories of Black British music, grime and more in clever, passionate, accessible ways - I kept at it to get the busiest broadcaster, writer and educator on Songbook this season.
He’s excellent on this week’s episode, talking about Shea Serrano’s The Rap Yearbook and the history of hip hop. We also explore the amen break, Roddy Doyle and the best kids’ book about music you’ve never read by Mr Benn writer David McKee. I hope you’re enjoying this season - do let us know how you’re finding it!
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