The horns burst, the voices wail and, as if about to launch into a sermon, this author, activist, intellectual, pastor and singer introduces himself: "My name is Rev. Sekou and these are the Seal Breakers, now they from Brooklyn."
Born and raised in Chicago, Jessica Disu, also known as FM Supreme, uses language as a tool for positive change. She’s a three-time international performing poet, artist, activist and educator who describes herself as a “humanitarian rap artist.”
Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal (@NewBlackMan) is joined in-studio by Alisha Lola Jones (@Move_And_Shake), Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at Indiana University. Jones and Neal discuss her research on Gospel Music and the performances of Black Masculinity, the career of Anthony Clark Williams II (B.Slade/Tonex), and her Top-5 of Gospel #turnups.