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Spike Lee Responds to Boots Riley’s Blakkklansman Critique

Last weekend, MC and Sorry To Bother You director Boots Riley shared a three-page scathing critique of Spike Lee's latest film Blakkklansman on social media. Among the allegations levied at…
Israel Daramola / August 24, 2018

Boots Riley Shares Pointed Critique of Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman

Boots Riley—musician with the Coup and the filmmaker behind Sorry to Bother You—has published a three-page critique of Spike Lee's latest film BlacKkKlansman. In the…
Rob Arcand / August 19, 2018

Boots Riley Says International Distributors Won’t Release Sorry to Bother You

Boots Riley's new film Sorry to Bother You was released last month, but despite its widespread acclaim regionally, with favorable reviews in outlets like the New York…
Rob Arcand / August 5, 2018

Stream the Sorry to Bother You Soundtrack, Featuring Killer Mike, E-40, and Janelle Monae

In addition to being the filmmaker behind one of this summer's most talked-about films, Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley is also the leader of Bay…
Joshua Copperman / July 27, 2018

The Coup – “OYAHYTT” (ft. Lakeith Stanfield)

The Coup's Boots Riley recently premiered his first film Sorry to Bother You and now the rapper has released the first single from the soundtrack…
Rob Arcand / July 13, 2018

Fox’s Interview With Boots Riley From the Coup Didn’t Go as Planned

The Coup's frontman and occasional Tom Morello collaborator Boots Riley is known for being something of a political firebrand, but, as Cleveland Scene points out,…
Colin Joyce / August 25, 2014

Boots Riley on How Political Change Actually Happens

If what you want is actual change, then what has to be built is a mass movement that is militant and can use direct action…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012