Celebrity Interviews

Dice Raw & Phil Brown talk about their new musical "The Last Jimmy,"racism, & hip-hop's influence

Philly native, rapper Dice Raw came by the Sway in the Morning show to discuss his latest project “The Last Jimmy.” However, that is not the only thing he discussed with his business partner, Phil Brown. For those who are unfamiliar about Phil Brown he is a writer who’s helped contribute to BET’s 106 & Park, and Disney shows “That’s So Raven” and “Corey in the House.”

The fellas talked about their new musical together “The Last Jimmy” which is based off Dice Raw’s last album titled “Jimmy’s Back”  and book titled “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander.  This opened up the conversation about war on drugs, education, incarceration of black men, and how drastically hip-hop has changed today.

You can check out “The Last Jimmy” musical opening  March 18th through March 21st at the Prince Music theatre in Philadelphia, PA at 8pm. However,  Dice Raw & Phil Brown gave us a sneak peek and performed a scene from the show.

See the full interview & performance below!


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