Perspective and Longevity in the Music Business, an Interview with Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis

Invisible Blackness with Adrian Younge

05-07-2021 • 1 hr 1 min

Five time Grammy Award winning production duo Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis dominated the music industry in the late 80’s through the early 90's working with various artists  such as Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross, Mariah Carey, Usher, and many more. With a career spanning four decades they have moved into a mainstream market freeing them from the limits imposed on many Black producers in the music industry. On this episode, Adrian, Jimmy, and Terry discuss the duo's journey to success and how the cultural zeitgeist made way for them to crossover from urban to pop charts.

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