On the ‘Geto Boys Reloaded’ Podcast, It’s the Message, Not the Music
“We always instructed,” says rapper Willie D, a.k.a. William James Dennis, a.k.a. longtime member of the legendary Houston rap group the Geto Boys, midway through the first episode of the new podcast Geto Boys Reloaded. “We didn’t just talk about the struggle. We gave you a blueprint on how to get through the struggle.” It’s a fair summation of the ethos of the Geto Boys, whose lyrics—beneath all their street-corner paranoia and slasher-movie violence—probed the many systemic problems plaguing cities like their own. Now that credo serves as a mission statement for the podcast that Dennis hosts with fellow Geto Boys veteran Scarface, a.k.a. Brad Jordan. Geto Boys Reloaded, part of media mogul Charlamagne Tha God’s The Black Effect Podcast Network, is still about the…View Original Post
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