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Louder Than A Riot

A weekly True Crime and Music podcast featuring Sidney Madden and Rodney Carmichael
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Rhyme and punishment go hand in hand in America. Louder Than A Riot reveals the interconnected rise of hip-hop and mass incarceration. From Bobby Shmurda to Nipsey Hussle, each episode explores an artist's story to examine a different aspect of the criminal justice system that disproportionately impacts Black America. Hosted by NPR Music's Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden, this podcast is invested in power from all angles — the power the music industry wields over artists, the power of institutional forces that marginalize communities of color, the power of the prison industrial complex and the power dynamics deep-rooted in the rap game.
16 episodes
16 episodes
I really liked this podcast. I thought viewing mass incarceration through the lens of famous hip hop artists, while intriguing, wasn't the best way to get the point across (I think the every day man would have been better), but it was neverthel
I'm a former history teacher, and a total fan of anything dealing with the history of hip hop music, which I did not really grow up listening to, although I had a sister who was 13 years older than me and was a West Coast rap fan. I love the t
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