Boyd: Afrofuturism, via 8Ball & MJG

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 17, 2020 10:01 AM CT | Published: November 17, 2020 4:00 AM CT

In a career that spans nearly three decades, Marlon “MJG” Goodwin and Premro “8Ball” Smith, are known for their reality raps about the seedy underbelly of society in the Mid-South, but rarely given credit for their ability to pair those observations with a heavy dose of imagination and sobering social commentary. 


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Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd is an arts and culture columnist at The Daily Memphian and program manager for WYXR 91.7 FM. His friends call him "Jay B.," and you can, too.

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