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Episode from the podcastDay 1 Radio

Grammy Talk with Award-Winning Journalist Christopher A. Daniel

Released Thursday, 11th March 2021
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This week we caught up with award-winning journalist and university professor Christopher A. Daniel to have a candid talk about the upcoming Grammy Awards. In addition to writing for the Grammy’s, Chris’ byline has also appeared on CBS News, The Washington Post, MSN, The Undefeated and more. We also took some time talking about the current state of Hip-Hop and Black journalism and the somewhat muted response to Drake's new music.
9:30 - With the Grammy Awards coming up, we each offer our takes on this year's nominees in the Rap music categories. 
27:40 - The three of us take a moment to talk about the new music Drake is dropping and how the reaction has been tepid compared to prior year. 
32:00 - Chris and Branden speak on some of the nominated music that they didn't expect to see or that people slept on this past year. We also spoke on the new Silk Sonic (Anderson.Paak and Bruno Mars) music and hopes for a tour. 
38:00 - With each of us being journalists and writers, we have a discussion on the state of Black-centered journalism and media outlets. 
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