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You Decide with Errol Louis

Mar 2, 2023

With hip hop celebrating its 50th birthday and getting a museum in its Bronx birthplace, Errol sat down with one of the leading scholars and critics of the genre: Nelson George.

George has spent the last four decades chronicling hip-hop's rise. His coverage in the Village Voice and the many books he has written are all important pieces in understanding a cultural movement he calls “post soul." Their conversation covered everything from the music's origins, the music and film scene that exploded in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill in Brooklyn, and how the blackout of 1977 may have been a more pivotal cultural event than most people realize. 

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