The interview with rapper Chuck D. references Bowie multiple times.
Here are some excerpts:
"Prince and David Bowie are the template"...
Chuck D, along with The Artist and David Bowie, is a firm believer in the Web's power to circumvent the usual music business channels by helping artists take control of how much and what kind of music they release, when they release it and how much they charge consumers.
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