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Legendary Roots rapper Black Thought turns to musical theater with “Black No More,” based on the eponymous novel, written during the Harlem Renaissance. He tells Jelani Cobb why he wanted to rap “as little as possible” on the show. David Remnick interviews Lee Child, the creator of American badass Jack Reacher, the star of more than 20 novels and a new television series. Plus, contributor Graciela Mochkofsky on three Argentine music classics she hated growing up but learned to embrace while living in America under covid.
Black Thought Takes Center Stage
The legendary Roots rapper turns to musical theater with “Black No More,” based on a Harlem Renaissance novel.
David Remnick interviews Lee Child, the creator of Jack Reacher
The television series “Reacher” has just been created, based on the series of action thrillers. The author talked about the birth of his American badass hero.
Graciela Mochkofsky’s Argentinian Playlist
The writer chooses three music classics from her country of origin.
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