Rhythm & Business

Karen Grigsby Bates talks to author Norman Kelley about his book R&B (Rhythm & Business): The Political Economy of Black Music. Kelley explains that many of today's black artists have fallen victim to exploitation by record companies which have few minorities in positions of power.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: