After leaving Reach Records nearly two years ago, Sho Baraka sat down with DJ Wade-O to talk about his first solo release since his departure, Talented Xth. Never one to hold back, Sho sheds more light on the controversial record “Jim Crow,” why he’s targeting a different demographic with his music and the three biggest issues facing the black community right now.
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In our interview, we spoke with Sho about:
- (1:44) – The concept behind Talented Xth
- (4:44) – What books shaped the Talented Xth Album?
- (8:53) – The Importance of Ethnic Histories
- (11:46) – The creative process for Talented Xth vs Lions and Liars
- (13:09) – How will the CCM Industry Respond to this?
- (15:45) – His fear in releasing the project
- (16:57) – The Precious Puritans Effect
- (19:46) – Sho’s plans for the Rest of 2013
- (21:39) – The Concept of “Ni99a Island”
- (24:01) – How to get off of “Ni99a Island”
- (26:18) – Three Biggest Issues the Black Community Faces
- (30:25) – The Music He’s feeling right now
- (32:05) – The Future of High Society
- (33:08) – The Future of Hello Revolution
- (34:12) – Would He Ever Sign With a Label
- (38:22) – Wade-O Radio Anniversary Concert
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