Come Hear NC On Songs We Love: Pigmeat Markham

May 24, 2019

We've teamed up with Come Hear NC on a podcast series that explores North Carolina music one song at a time. On this episode, Durham musician, activist, and scholar Pierce Freelon talks to us about Pigmeat Markham's 'Here Comes The Judge' and its influence on modern hip hop.

Come Hear NC on the Songs We Love Podcast

"As a hip hop artist and hip hop historian who's looked into the roots of the genre and the culture, I was really surprised to learn that one of the pioneers of the genre was from my hometown in Durham."

Pierce Freelon
Credit Mark Maya Photography