Bonny Light Horseman Make Old Folk Songs New Again
Saturday, March 21, 2020, 11:00am
Eric D. Johnson talks with Doug Gordon of "BETA" about being a member of folk supergroup Bonny Light Horseman, and the joy of reinventing old folk songs for a new audience.
Author Reflects On The Legacy Of A Tribe Called Quest
Saturday, June 29, 2019, 11:00am
Author Hanif Abdurraqib explores the legacy of venerated rap group A Tribe Called Quest and his own fandom in his new book, "Go Ahead In The Rain: Notes To A Tribe Called Quest."
'Hip-Hop Evolution' Features Rap Music's Architects And Legends
Saturday, February 16, 2019, 11:00am
An award-winning emcee himself, Shad Kabango confesses to WPR’s "BETA" that he’s a bit star-struck when sitting down to interview his hip-hop idols in his new Peabody Award-winning Netflix documentary series, "Hip-Hop Evolution."
'BETA': Pilot Episode 2
Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11:00am
Are Americans living in a Fantasyland? Why does Florida hold the monopoly on strange news? Can you publish an album on X-ray film? And, as we get ready for jump scares, candy and scary films, what can we learn about society and race from the evolution of black horror films? It's all coming up this hour on "BETA" with host Doug Gordon.