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In 'Shine Bright,' music journalist Danyel Smith looks back on Black women in pop

Rihanna performs onstage during CBS RADIOs third annual We Can Survive, presented by Chrysler, at the Hollywood Bowl on October 24, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Christopher Polk/Getty Images for CBS Radio Inc.)
Rihanna performs onstage during CBS RADIOs third annual We Can Survive, presented by Chrysler, at the Hollywood Bowl on October 24, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images for CBS Radio Inc.)

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with music journalist Danyel Smith about her new memoir, “Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women In Pop.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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