Publisher Rina Risper talks “My State, Your State” with publisher Dana James of Black Iowa News
In this episode three (3), of The New Citizens Press Review, publisher and show host, Rina Risper, talks with publisher Dana James about “Ye” formerly known as Kanye West.
Ye, best known as Kanye West, is a 45 year-old American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential hip hop musicians and producers of all time, as well as one of the controversial musicians of his generation.
Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, Illinois,West initially gained recognition as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing singles for several artists and developing the “chipmunk soul” sampling style. Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, he released his debut studio album, The College Dropout (2004), to critical and commercial success. He founded the record label GOOD Music later that year.
But now Ye is come into trouble with his remarks toward Jewish people, the wearing of his “White Lives Matter” t-shirt and his misinformation in regards to Black peoples’ history in the United States.