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Say Brother; Hardcore Entertaiment or Hardcore Reality: Why Rap is So Attractive

04/24/1997

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Series
Say Brother
Program
Hardcore Entertaiment or Hardcore Reality: Why Rap is So Attractive
Program Number

2719

Series Description

Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

Program Description

Darren Duarte conducts a studio discussion with three young people involved in the production and promotion of rap and one fan of the music. They talk about the violent lyrics in “gangsta” rap. Excerpts of rap videos.

Duration

00:28:38

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Hardcore Entertaiment or Hardcore Reality: Why Rap is So Attractive,” 04/24/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E23AC61DA1B644AE84DD023CD2EE4DF0.
MLA: “Say Brother; Hardcore Entertaiment or Hardcore Reality: Why Rap is So Attractive.” 04/24/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E23AC61DA1B644AE84DD023CD2EE4DF0>.
APA: Say Brother; Hardcore Entertaiment or Hardcore Reality: Why Rap is So Attractive. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E23AC61DA1B644AE84DD023CD2EE4DF0
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