R&B Artist Jhene Aiko and the N-Word

We examine the use of the N-word in musical artistis expression.

Her voice and lyrics are often mournful, painful, raw tales of passionate, troubled love.  32-year-old R & B singer Jhene Aiko continues to set the music world on fire.  But this week her comments about race and a decision not to use the N-word in her music anymore, created a social media buzz.  We go inside the issue with two points of view.


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Patience Sings

Dr. Neal Lester, Foundation Professor of English, Founding Director, Project Humanities, Arizona State University

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