The Complicated Record Exec Left Out of Ma Rainey’s Black BottomMatt Pollockon January 20, 2021 at 1:07 pm

The Netflix adaptation (and August Wilson’s original play) track Rainey’s abuse at the hands of a white recording industry. But there was also a go-between: J. Mayo Williams, a Chicago talent scout and Paramount’s first Black A&R rep.Read More

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