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Today we talk about the implications of Drake doing blackface and wearing a blackface line of clothing to boot. Also we end up descending into pure gossip for a large chunk of the show.
Mentioned in this episode:
- My twitter thread about Drake’s blackface: https://twitter.com/RickyRawls/status/1002201972190208000
- Robert Littal of Black Sports Online reporting on Drake’s scandal, “Is The Porn Star’s Baby Really Drake’s Kid? How are James Harden & Iman Shumpert Involved; Who Snitched & Gave The Info to Pusha T? You Have Questions, I Have The Answers..” http://blacksportsonline.com/home/2018/06/asap-rocky-is-big-mad-on-twitter-after-being-exposed-for-allegedly-leaking-drakes-baby-info-to-pusha-t-being-one-of-the-5-potential-fathers-of-the-porn-stars-son-photos/
- The photo accompanying the story http://blacksportsonline.com/home/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Drake-sad-800×445.jpg
- Robert Littal’s followup story “ASAP Rocky is BIG MAD on Twitter After Being Exposed For Allegedly Leaking Drake’s Baby Info to Pusha T & Being One of The 5 Potential Fathers of The Porn Star’s Son (Photos)” http://blacksportsonline.com/home/2018/06/asap-rocky-is-big-mad-on-twitter-after-being-exposed-for-allegedly-leaking-drakes-baby-info-to-pusha-t-being-one-of-the-5-potential-fathers-of-the-porn-stars-son-photos/
- Drake’s statement claiming the blackface act was a type of social commentary about racism he was experiencing in Canada: https://twitter.com/search?q=drake%20statement&src=typd
- Drake claiming in an earlier story that he never experienced racism in Canada: “Drake Says He Only Experienced Racism After Coming to America After Fame: ‘I Never Really Notice Color’” http://atlantablackstar.com/2017/02/21/drake-says-grammy-wins-rap-categories-make-feel-alienated/
- The creator of Too Black Guys, the makers of the Jim Crow Couture line, explaining his upbringing, including being the only black kid in a white area of Canada and having a Jamaican single mother. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tpVmevX278
- Jamie Foxx and Karrine Steffans on Foxxhole Radio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjULVJOkqsg