03/09/18 6:50 am
"It was a renaissance. The '80s were a renaissance time for us. As you see, in the late '80s and the early '90s, black music totally changed." - RJ

Rick James made expressive music that reflected his reality as black man. Through his songs, he talked about real issues that were occurring in the streets with songs like, "Mr. Policeman" and "Ghetto Life." What messages are you hearing in his music?

Listen to Rick's "Black Power" playlist on Spotify:


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