Episode 52: "Stuck Between a Wall and a R. Kelly" - Current Events w/ BhD

January 9, 2019

 

 

For this episode, Ty and Daphne discuss current events, news, and Surviving R. Kelly. They begin by catching up (00:30) and discussing “Oh Lawd” news (3:44), including the government shutdown and how it may impact your life, a paternity controversy (13:30), and abuse allegations at a Phoenix, AZ nursing facility (20:54). Ty and Daphne then have a conversation about the documentary series, Surviving R. Kelly (25:00). Specifically, they discuss their initial reactions (26:03), whether art can be judged separately from the artist (27:30), R. Kelly’s continued success despite multiple allegations (29:05), Lifetime’s response to criticisms (33:27), and whether other artists are guilty by association (34:30). They also reassess the intent behind some of R. Kelly’s songs (36:50), the psychology behind sexual abuse and why justice has been so elusive (40:00) and the potential reasons behind the surge in streaming R. Kelly’s music following the series (46:00).

 

Resources: 

BhD Episode 47: “Violence in the Lives of Black Women” - with Dr. Carolyn West - https://bhdpodcast.podbean.com/e/episode-47-violence-in-the-lives-of-black-women-with-dr-carolyn-west/

 

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