VIDEO: Wilmington Library Hosts ’50 Rappers Who Changed The World’ Author Candace McDuffie

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Memorial Library partnered with several area libraries recently to host a virtual presentation with author Candace McDuffie about her new book, 50 Rappers Who Changed the World: A Celebration of Rap Legends.

Candace McDuffie is a respected cultural critic and music journalist who focuses on the intersection of race, gender and entertainment. Her written work has been featured on digital platforms such as: Rolling Stone, MTV, Forbes, Grammy.com, Paper Mag, Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, Vibe, Tidal, Marie Claire, The Christian Science Monitor and Boston Magazine. McDuffie has appeared as a commentator on BBC World Service: World Business Report and the Boston based Indie617 Radio Show. As a public speaker, she has given talks and moderated panels at an array of conferences, schools and cultural events including: Black Communities Conference, Boston Book Festival, Writer’s Digest Annual Conference and The Muse and The Marketplace. She currently resides in Boston and works as a preschool teacher.

Watch the presentation, courtesy of the Town of Tewksbury’s YouTube channel, below:

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