Welcome to another edition of Pandora Presents: Pass the (Mini) Mic Interview Series, focused on females in advertising and music who are changing the numbers game and passing the mic to the next generation—all in less than 5 minutes. In acknowledgement of Black Music Month and #BlackLivesMatter, Pandora Presents Pass the Mic is highlighting the incredible contributions of black women in the audio industry whose work empowers the voices of individuals throughout the black community.
Regina N. Bradley, Ph.D, is a professor at Kennesaw State University where she teaches English and African diaspora studies, and host of the podcast Bottom of the Map. She is also the author of the forthcoming book Chronicling Stankonia: the Rise of the Hip Hop South, that brings women’s perspectives to the conversations around hip hop and centers southern hip hop as a framework for looking at the south after the Civil Rights Movement.
Listen below to hear more about Regina’s research and studies, passion for Outkast, and how she’s Passing the Mic to help make women a part of the hip hop conversation.