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'One Mic', the Super Bowl's Black Music History & the Legacy of Usher

'One Mic', the Super Bowl's Black Music History & the Legacy of Usher

Guest Michael Motley joins us for a discussion about the interesting Black history of the Super Bowl. Hosts honor the career of Usher Raymond

In this episode of Queue Points, DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray take a deep dive into the career and legacy of Grammy-winning, multi-talented artist, Usher Raymond. The podcast also explores Usher's contributions to diversifying the Black music scene, his 2024 Super Bowl performance, and his new album ‘Coming Home’. Additionally, the hosts welcome guest Michael Motley, a Black history podcaster, who discusses the history of Black music performers and their role in creating the modern Super Bowl halftime show. Motley shares insights about his podcast One Mic Black History and the way it illuminates lesser-known aspects of Black history.

Michael Motley Bio

Michael Motley is a cloud engineer and podcaster, specializing in Black history and championing its integral role in American history. According to Motley, “My initiative is to shine a spotlight on lesser-known Black historical figures and events, and illustrate their profound impact.”

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One Mic History
The Boring Super Bowl
Welcome to One Mic History Newsletter. Thank you for your continued support. Today, we delve into a fascinating story: How "In Living Color" created the Super Bowl Halftime show. According to Homey Don’t Play That!: The Story of In Living Color and the Black Comedy Revolution, author David Peisner, In 1991, during one of FOX's regular staff meetings, FOX…
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Queue Points is the Black Podcasting Award and Ambie Award nominated music podcast that is dropping the needle on Black Music history and celebrating Black music through meaningful dialogue. The show is hosted by DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray.