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DYANA WILLIAMS STAYS HUMAN

Media strategist, music activist and National Museum of African American Music Board Member Dyana Williams is the latest guest to appear on Michael Franti’s Stay Human podcast. 

Sharing stories from her childhood in Puerto Rico and Harlem, her years on radio and TV and her mentorship of artists on social media, Williams discusses the importance of recognizing, cultivating and preserving Black music.

She is also a co-author of House Concurrent Bill 509, which officially recognizes the importance of African-American music to global culture, and a co-founder of Black Music Month (June) in partnership with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Kenny Gamble and broadcaster Ed Wright.

Get an earful of Williams on Stay Human below.

1 TRENDING TOPIC:
THE CAT’S PAJAMAS
Doja claws her way toward stardom. (4/16a)
NEW & DEVELOPING ARTISTS: Q2 EDITION
Who's next? (4/16a)
STREAMING SONGS:
POLO'S SOLO
"RAPSTAR" is accurately titled. (4/16a)
HITS LIST: RULES
FOR ENTRY
It's exclusive, but you're invited to come on in. (4/16a)
U.K. CHARTS: SWIFT TOPS THE BEATLES
She's huge on both sides of the pond. (4/16a)
RHYTHM, BLUES AND THE FUTURE
The musical tapestry we know as R&B.
WHO'S NEXT?
Predicting the next big catalog deal.
JUST THE VAX, MA'AM
Once we all get vaccinated, how long before we can party?
WORLDWIDE GROOVE
How is globalization bringing far-flung territories into the musical mainstream?
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