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Monty Ross oral history interview, 2013

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Issued Date: 2013-01-16
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/18542
Citation: William & Mary Hip Hop Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Description: Monty Ross oral history interview conducted by Kevin Kosanovich on January 16, 2013. Monty Ross is longtime friend, collaborator and producer of filmmaker Spike Lee. Monty Ross currently serves as artistic director and operations manager of the Crispus Attucks Theatre in Norfolk, Virginia. The oral history consists of two parts: part one is the longer oral history; part two is a "bonus" story about meeting a young Sean "P.Diddy" Combs. Topics include: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn; DJ Nab; hip-hop in Atlanta; the film She's Gotta Have It; Island Pictures; New York's Lower East Side and hip-hop; Michael Jordan and the "Gotta Be the Shoes" Nike campaign; Attuck's Theatre hip-hop Nutcracker; Mid-Atlantic Black Film Festival; GZA; Liquid Swordz; Sean "P.Diddy" Combs.

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