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4 Extra Debut. Singer-songwriter Erykah Badu explores the music generated by the Black Power movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Singer and songwriter Erykah Badu presents a two-part series exploring the extraordinary underground music generated by the Black Power movement of the late Sixties and early Seventies: radical, beautiful and rare

Contributors include: Ornette Coleman, Archie Shepp, founder of the Black Arts Movement Amiri Baraka, Black Arts poet Sonia Sanchez, jazz flautist Lloyd McNeil, Abiodun Oyewole of the Last Poets, Gill Scott Heron's co-writer Brian Jackson, hip-hop artist Talib Kweli and former Black Panther leader and songwriter Elaine Brown.

Presenter: Erykah Badu

Producer: Simon Hollis
A Brook Lapping Production for BBC Radio 4.

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Wed 10 Oct 2018 01:30

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