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Sa-Roc On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Sa-Roc On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with Rhymesayers rapper, poet, and activist:

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The following is just some of what they’ll be exploring with one of today’s most insightful and articulate lyricists:

  • Growing up in Washington D.C. during the crack epidemic.
  • Being raised by Afrikan-centered parents with a strong sense of self and culture.
  • MC Sha-Rock and Black Panther Assata Shakur embodying her and her rap name.
  • Pan-Africanism pushing back against the powers seeking to divide.
  • Her partnership with Atlanta producer Sol Messiah.
  • Darker days of self-harm and how she got through.
  • Why she felt compelled to coin the term ‘God Hop’.
  • How Sa-Roc got signed on to Rhymesayers Entertainment.
  • Science fiction and Afro-Futurism influencing her as an artist.
  • A deep delve into her latest album ‘Sharecropper’s Daughter‘ and the songs contained therein.
  • Influence coming from Nina Simone, Gil Scott-Heron, Last Poets, and others.
  • The importance of breathing and meditation to all aspects of life.
  • Being an advocate for plant-based living and her work with ‘Hip Hop Is Green’.

“People’s Party With Talib Kweli” is also available to give a listen via Spotify | SoundCloud | Google Play | Apple

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