Ep.121 - DMX & The Brixton "Riots" At 40

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In a week where:

  1. Prince Philip dies aged 99.
  2. DMX dies aged 50.
  3. St Vincent's volcano La Soufriere erupts for the first time since '79, engulfing the entire island in Volcanic Ash.
  4. Hideki Matsuyama wins the 2021 Masters and becomes the first Japanese male golfer to win a major championship.
  5. Minneapolis protests once again after 20-Year-Old Duante Wright dies at the hands of a cop who shoots him with intention of tasing him.

In the first of two Life segments: (10:10) The recent finding of the body of Richard Okorogheye has shined a light on how we and the police respond to missing peoples cases. And the figures on how many of them are black are alarming.

In Film/TV: (30:16) Hank Azaria, most famous for his work on The Simpsons, has recently talked about the steps he's taken since ditching the role of Apu for the reasons of... You know. He's white. And it seems the steps he has taken so far have been not too bad.

In the 2nd Life segment: (41:56) It has been 40 years since the Brixton "Riots" and from the oral retrospective of a few people that were there, we can draw parallels to what is going on now for young black Brits.

Lastly, in Music: (56:19) The one-of-one DMX has passed. A life that was filled with demons in many forms and a willingness to share every single one of them with the world.

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Intro Music - "Too Much" By Vanilla
Interlude - "Charismatic" By NappyHigh
ChillHop Music - (https://chillhop.bandcamp.com)

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