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In Part II, Trevor Beaulieu discusses the nature of Kanye West’s genius and the bargain that black artists make in order to be accepted and celebrated by white elites & tastemakers.

Trevor Beaulieu (@RickyRawls) hosts the Champagne Sharks podcast. Click here to visit the Patreon.

00:00 - Intro
00:51 - Preface
02:19 - Nature of Kanye's Genius
07:57 - Black Artists' Awareness of the 'Bargain'
14:52 - Colin Kaepernick's 'Betrayal' of White Fans
15:57 - Outro
16:54 - Kindness Is Hot - Ben Katzman's DeGreaser
18:47 - Finish
Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and host of the Daily Beat podcast on BTRtoday. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around…