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An influential observer of popular culture and entertainment, Michael Holman is a filmmaker, artist, writer, and musician, based in New York City. A pioneer in the Downtown New York Art Scene and Uptown Hip Hop Scene, Holman founded the band Gray - an industrial atmospheric, noise group - with painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, as well as created and produced the first Hip Hop television show, Graffiti Rock in 1984. Holman is a writer/director/producer/educator of film (wrote the screenplay for the Miramax film "Basquiat") television, theater (wrote and directed live stage performances for Niles Rodgers and Tommy Boy Music) and writes art criticism for British magazine, Art Monthly. Holman and original band mate Nick Taylor continue to record and perform as Gray in high end museums around the world. Holman is also a painter of splendid works on canvas, and through his revolutionary voice, vision and style, has helped set the stage for a new epoch in world culture.

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Menelek's turns 38.  One of our fans is having a baby.  We also have a long conversation about Cinema.

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We start with a breakdown of the NBA playoffs.  We then play tribute to the John Singleton.  He passed away last week at the age of 51.  BLACK MEN, for information on strokes, please visit 

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Our Comic Book Correspondent Leonard Teague comes in for a breakdown of the last Avengers film and the entire MCU.



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