Episode 140: Action Bronson

“The Chairman’s Intent”

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Action Bronson is a rapper from Queens who’s been making records since 2011. He also stars as the host of two TV shows about food on Vice’s channel, Viceland. His third album, Blue Chips 7000, came out in 2017, and features this song – “The Chairman’s Intent.” It was produced by his longtime collaborator, producer Harry Fraud. In this episode, Action Bronson and Harry Fraud tell the story of how “The Chairman’s Intent” was made.

Buy or stream “The Chairman’s Intent” here, and watch the music video below. You can buy his album, Blue Chips 7000 on vinyl here.

For a transcript of this episode, click here.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

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