ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleSpotlight on Dick Griffey | Isaac Saney on developments in Cuba | Commentary from Mumia Abu Jamal
Broadcast Date2010-10-03
Record Date2010-10-03
SummarySpotlight on Dick Griffey, who joined the ancestors at 71. Griffey was founder of Solar Records, the L.A.-based label, once touted as "the Motown of the 80s". He discovered L.A. Reid and Babyface and Lakeside. He helped put the Whispers on the map. Ayuko Babu, the Executive Director of the Pan African Film Festival discusses Griffey's contribution to Africa and Africans. We also talk to Isaac Saney about recent developments in Cuba. The Halifax, Nova Scotia-based, Saney is the author of Cuba: A Revolution in Motion. Hear current commentaries from Mumia Abu-Jamal.