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Fantastic Negrito: "The Last Days of Oakland" | Talks at Google

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Award-winning roots musician, Fantastic Negrito, plays a rare acoustic set from his new album, The Last Days of Oakland​. Through his music, Fantastic Negrito makes his personal struggle universal, exploring themes of displacement, hopelessness, violence and love. His raw sound underscores a search for redemption. ​Following his performance, Fantastic Negrito discusses his journey from a near-fatal car accident​, to underground enterprises,​ to musical and television ​acclaim.​ Despite his success, he remains focused on the struggle of the working poor.​ He is joined​ in a candid discussion​ ​by former rival-turned-partner, Malcolm Spellman, a writer and producer for FOX's hit television show, Empire.​ ​ Click here to buy his music: https://goo.gl/HrKMv4 This talk was moderated by James Driscoll.