Interview: Justin Harrington on rap as “the illest folk music that’s ever existed”

Justin Harrington (aka Demeanor), a 2019 OneBeat Fellow, is an MC, banjo and bones player from Greensboro, North Carolina. He will be using the OneBeat Accelerator Grant to fund his non-profit initiative, Haus of Lacks, which aims to connect socially-engaged artists to develop + share strategies for using art and music creation to affect direct and actionable social change in their communities. Found Sound Nation’s Nyokabi Kariuki spoke to the first round recipient of OneBeat’s Accelerator Grant.

Read the full interview here.