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This week, CHIRP Features contributor Marjorie Alford spoke with Emcee Sick of the jazz-tinted hip hop outfit Pseudo Slang. They talk about Sick's humble beginnings in the Bronx, the intentionality of language in these chaotic and significant times, and how much Black lives truly matter. His latest release, Wanderverse, is out now on vinyl and streaming.