'One Mic', the Super Bowl's Black Music History & the Legacy of Usher (Guest: Michael Motley)
March 03, 2024

'One Mic', the Super Bowl's Black Music History & the Legacy of Usher (Guest: Michael Motley)

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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