On this episode, find out more about No-No Boy's journey from professor to rock star before diving into a stirring set of songs off his sophomore album, 1975.


 
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EPISODE WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY JULIAN MARTLEW
episode description written by jasmine albertson
photo by Diego Luis

For Julian Saporiti, music is not just an opportunity for creative expression but also an avenue to share his rich knowledge of Asian American history. Armed with a PhD in American Studies from Brown, Saporiti recounts these tales, both personal and historical, through No-No Boy.

On this episode of Live on KEXP, find out more about Saporiti’s journey from professor to rock star before diving into a stirring set of songs off his sophomore album, 1975.

Recorded 05/04/2021.

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