The Recording Studio As A New Tool of Black Empowerment

Clip: Episode 1 | 2m 7s

In the first episode of Soundbreaking, music writer Jason King suggests that the recording studio gave Black artists to tools to raise their own voice as producer. Q-Tip and Arthur Baker express their infatuation for Sly Stone’s ability to take control of his sound and create a unique brand of funk that continued to bubble under popular music and in modern day productions.

Aired: 11/14/16

Rating: TV-PG

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