As a founding member of activist hip hop group The Coup, Boots Riley knows his way around a revolutionary idea. Beginning with music and political endeavors, he’s now sharing his voice through comedy. In his Oakland-based debut feature “Sorry To Bother You”, he highlights a young professional caught between corporate evil and working-class struggles. Today on The Treatment, Riley shares the film inspirations that led to a comedic debut as well and the role that music has played in his creative path.
Boots Riley: 'Sorry To Bother You'
Hey! Did you enjoy this piece? We can’t do it without you. We are member-supported, so your donation is critical to KCRW's music programming, news reporting, and cultural coverage. Help support the DJs, journalists, and staff of the station you love.