Sorry to Bother You

This summer, moviegoers took part in an annual ritual, flocking to theaters for entertainment, emotional experiences and an escape from the heat. As usual, caped crusaders and franchise fare dominated the box office, but 2018 saw a number of unconventional ...

Rapper and social activist Raymond Lawrence Riley, otherwise known by the stage name Boots Riley, has been a prominent voice in the political hip-hop world for more than two decades. Lead vocalist of Oakland, Calif.,-based rap group The Coup, Riley ...

Boots Riley’s debut film “Sorry to Bother You” is a visceral critique of the American capitalist process. Rapper turned writer and director, Riley expertly uses humor and music to allow the audience to recline amid the film’s daunting, contemplative social ...