From jazz to hip hop, Afro-South Asian music collaborations reflect imagined, more liberatory worlds

Afro-South Asian (American) musical alliances demonstrate an “other side” of Black life, history, and politics, argues Elliott Powell in his new book, Sounds from the Other Side: Afro-South Asian Collaborations in Black Popular Music (University of Minnesota Press 2020). Powell covers over a half-century of Black and South Asian American musical collaborations, starting from the [...]