African Americans and the Tech Industry

A Conversation with Larry Jackson, Apple Music’s Head of Content
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A Conversation with Larry Jackson, Apple Music’s Head of Content—Moderated by Hip Hop Journalist Davey “D” Cook.

As the Head of Content for Apple Music, Larry Jackson has been responsible for securing ground breaking deals such as the two-week Apple exclusive for Drake's Views, in late April that was part of a reported multimillion-dollar deal that included funding the huge "Hotline Bling" video.  

Davey D is a nationally recognized journalist, adjunct professor, Hip Hop historian, syndicated talk show host, radio programmer, producer, deejay, media and community activist. Hard Knock Radio (HKR) is an award-winning daily syndicated prime time afternoon show focusing on Hip Hop culture and politics. 

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