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trapital Sacha Jenkins on Rick James Life and Times, the Rise of Music Documentaries, and Hip Hop 50



Sacha Jenkins is a documentarian, a film producer, and a creative director at Mass Appeal. He joins me on today's show to talk about his most recent documentary titled “Bitchin': The Sound and Fury of Rick James” and the steps that he took to get that project off the ground. He also weighs in on the boom of documentaries, giving us previews of the projects he is working on now. If you want to know more about music documentaries, this is the episode for you!Episode Highlights:[02:42] What inspired Sacha to do a project about Rick James and what messages he wanted to convey to viewers[06:32] Why do some artists act the way they do[08:48] The process of making a documentary[11:55] What people don’t know about Rick James[18:35] How viewers have responded to the documentary[20:08] Sacha’s thoughts on music by POCs[24:18] On the rise of music documentaries thanks to streaming[27:52] Sacha’s dream project[31:35] About “Hip Hop 50”Listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | SoundCloud | Stitcher | Overcast | Amazon | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSSHost: Dan Runcie, @RuncieDan, trapital.coGuest: Sacha Jenkins, Mass Appeal Links:Mighty NetworksSHOWTIMETrapital is home for the business of hip-hop. Gain the latest insights from hip-hop’s biggest players by reading Trapital’s free weekly memo. Advertising Inquiries:

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