Happy inauguration day! On a very special and timely edition of Champaign Is Also A Band, Sven is joined by his youngest guest ever, Oliver Groff of Cactuss, about his song “The Reason Donald Trump Should Be in the Trash,” the song’s inspiration, and his creative process.

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Episode 61 – Justin Michael Hendrix "Cream" Champaign Is Also A Band

Sven zooms with Justin Michael Hendrix about his song "Cream," his organization HITNHOMEBOY, and his favorite non-musical things.   SONG: CREAM ALBUM: Collection of Songs on Soundcloud Favorite Treat: Body Armor Pineapple Coconut SuperDrink/ anything with Nutella Photo Credit:  Photographer is Boots Howard; Hair is #HairByNaysha; Make Up is Kay Hunter   REFS: Jahlil Beats Meek Mill Jay-Z Wutang Clan C.R.E.A.M. [Song] Ballroom Community (Ball Culture) Toxic Masculinity Rapper's Delight Crack Epidemic (Further reading, re:  Drugs and Racial Disparities) Reganomics East Coast vs. West Coast N. W. A. Fuck Tha Police [SONG] Sylvester Cakes da Killa Leikeli47 House Music [Genre] Late Stage Capitalism Wall Street [Movie] (1987) Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps [Movie] (2010) Watergate Scandal Selling Senate Seats Beyoncé Homecoming ODB – Ol' Dirty Bastard #HITNHOMEBOY x Manhood for Sale [Movie] St. Louis Michael Brown Ferguson, MO Jim Crow Laws George Floyd Breonna Taylor Ahmaud Arbery Kiwane Albert Carrington Intersectionality Wash-U Dr. William Patterson Krush Groove [Movie] Def Jam Nutella Tina Turner Tina Turner Doc Ike Turner Pigeon Holed "What's Love Got to Do With It?" [Song] "Private Dancer" [Song] "Proud Mary" [Song] "I don't want to Fight" [Song] "The Best" [Song] Woody Alan/Mia Farrow Documentary (Allan v. Farrow) The 13th [Link to Full Movie] Paris is Burning Pose Tongues Untied All Boy's Aren't Blue – George M. Johnson No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America – Darnell L. Moore Collected Essays: Notes of a Native Son / Nobody Knows My Name / The Fire Next Time / No Name in the Street / The Devil Finds Work / Other Essays – James Baldwin Black Boy Out of Time – Hari Ziyad Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? -Beverly Daniel Tatum Fight the Power [Song] Public Enemy JustinMichaelHendrix.com Instagram: @justinmichaelhendrix Twitter: @hitnhomeboy  

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