A Conversation with Stic.Man of Dead Prez


This week finds film-maker TAO RUSPOLI in the ATL for an interview with hip-hop legend Stic.Man of Dead Prez about the state of rap music, the possibilities for radical politics in post-911 America and the living legacy of the Black Panthers.

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Dead Prez are a critically acclaimed alternative rappers Stic.Man and M-1. They have become known largely for their hard-hitting style and politically active lyrics, focusing on racism, activism against governmental hypocrisy, and corporate control over the media, especially hip-hop record labels. Cuts from Dead Prez’s new cd, Revolutionary But Gansta, can be heard on their website.

TAO RUSPOLI is a filmmaker and photographer. See his work at www.ruspoli.com See his photography at www.taoruspoliphotography.com Send comments to taoruspoli [at] gmail.com


Previous interviews.

Patrick Cockburn: Part One, Part Two

Oliver Stone

Dr. Susan Block: Part One, Part Two

Jeffrey St. Clair: Part One, Part Two