S2E10 Unofficial Official Story: Is Cardi B an industry Plant? with A. Zell Williams

In episode 10 of season 2, writer A. Zell Williams joined the Unofficial Official Story team to answer the question: Is rapper Cardi B an industry plant? In this episode, we try to figure out what exactly an industry plant is, whether it’s a bad thing or not, and answer the most important question, would we want to be an industry plant ourselves—our answers might surprise you.

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ABOUT OUR GUEST

Zell Williams is an award-winning playwright and TV producer whose work has been developed and performed at the Public Theater in New York, InterAct Theatre in Philadelphia, and the Royal Court in London. As a TV writer, he’s worked on such shows as the Fox drama, neXt, NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, BET’s American Soul, and FreeForm’s Good Trouble. He is currently a writer for season two of AMC’s critically-acclaimed Interview with a Vampire. His play, Diversity, will have its World Premier on Broadway from the producers of Hadestown and The Piano Lesson with Samuel L. Jackson. Zell is also the co-host of The Inner Cities Podcast with author and attorney, Tochi Onyebuchi, for Highway Citizen Productions.

LINKS & RESEARCH

Our researchers do most of their “research” on the Internet, so take our “facts” for what they are. With that in mind, much of the information we got for this episode was gleaned from the following sources:

https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/415345-azealia-banks-calls-cardi-b-an-industry-plant-says-whiteness-couldnt-save-iggy-azalea-and-praises-as-news

https://www.vibe.com/news/entertainment/azealia-banks-cardi-b-industry-plant-bodak-yellow-1234667690/

https://www.complex.com/pigeons-and-planes/2020/03/what-is-industry-plant/

https://bubblegumclub.co.za/music/industry-plants-and-what-they-mean/

https://www.kanyetothe.com/threads/list-of-rappers-that-were-are-industry-plants.316627/

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ABOUT US

What are “they” not telling us? We’ll find out, figure out, and, when all else fails, make up the missing pieces to some of the most scandalous conspiracies, unexplained phenomena, and true crime affecting our world today. Join comedian Dwayne Perkins, writer Koji Steven Sakai, and actress Jennifer Field on The Unofficial Official Story Podcast every month, and by the end of each episode, we’ll tell you what’s really…maybe…happening. 

CREDITS

Intro and outro song was created by Brian “Deep” Watters. You can hear his music at https://soundcloud.com/deepwatters.

Hosts: Dwayne Perkins and Koji Steven Sakai

Written by Koji Steven Sakai

Edited and Produced by Koji Steven Sakai

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