Hip-Hop and Friendship on Death Row with Alim Braxton and Mark Katz

Mark Katz is John P. Barker Distinguished Professor of Music at UNC Chapel Hill; Alim Braxton is a rapper on death row, who has been incarcerated in Central Prison in North Carolina since 1993. In 2019, they struck up a correspondence, and then a friendship, and are now writing a book. This is their story.Show notes and more over at soundexpertise.org!Questions? Thoughts? Email soundexpertise00@gmail.com or tag Will on Instagram/Twitter @seatedovation

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Conversations with scholars about music, hosted by musicologist Will Robin and produced by D. Edward Davis