Mark’s posts on Race


Judge Dread (The 1970s cockney reggae answer to Eminem)

Michael Jackson (1958-2009) (The myth of pop’s greatest legend)

Michael Jackson’s swansong: ‘This is It’ (2009)

‘Gangsta Rap’, Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekend, BBC2 (New Orleans rap and the glamorization of violence)

Literacy in the hood (on Fifty Cent’s new self-help book ‘The 50th Law’)

Three kings for Christmas 2009 (Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Orson Welles)

Jews, Race and Popular Music (review of Jon Stratton’s 2009 book)