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BRIC Radio Presents:

Back to Reading Credits with Wes Jackson: Nadirah Simmons

Episode Liner Notes

For the third episode of Back To Reading Credits, Wes Jackson and Nadirah Simmons met up at BRIC House to talk about the state of Hip-Hop journalism, archiving your old magazines, and firsts.

Nadirah Simmons is a digital content creator committed to preserving Black history, Hip-Hop history, and pop culture. In 2018, Nadirah created The Gumbo. Through content, events and the dissemination of vital information on developments in the culture, The Gumbo aims to support, reframe and re-energize women and their relationship with Hip-Hop. In January 2024, Nadirah released her first book: First Things First: Hip-Hop Ladies Who Changed the Game.

Show Liner Notes

Back To Reading Credits is a 6-episode audiovisual series from BRIC Radio celebrating the first 50 years of Hip-Hop and the people behind the curtain who drive the culture. On the show, BRIC President Wes Jackson interviews scholars, artists, executives, thought leaders, and other unsung heroes of the movement about how they shaped the look, feel, and flow of Hip-Hop, and about how Hip-Hop shapes us.

Back to Reading Credits is hosted by Wes Jackson and produced by Khyriel Palmer, Emily Boghossian, Raynita Vaughn, Chris Torres, Gabrielle Davenport, and Antoine Hardy, with help from Elyse Rodriguez Aleman, Jamie Martinez, Jose Astorga, Jonathan Ortiz, Zak Sherzad, Charlie Hoxie, and Kuye Youngblood. Our audio engineer was Onel Mulet, and our videographer was Leslie Hayes.

Thank you to everyone who participated in our person-on-the-street interviews.

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Wes Jackson

BRIC President
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Nadirah Simmons

Content Creator / Author/ Founder, The Gumbo

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