Spring 2023: Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow
Stevie “Dr. View” Johnson is a producer, DJ, and scholar practitioner from Longview, TX. He received his doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Oklahoma. Dr. View is the Executive Producer at the multimedia hip-hop movement, Fire in Little Africa, which includes a commemorative album of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre on the iconic Motown/Black Forum record label. He released his debut album (IN)VISIBLE Man in 2020, and the follow-up to that, TIDY, is scheduled for the Spring of 2023.
For the fellowship project, Johnson will work on Little Africa on Fire, Still, a scholarly and personal study which situates the album Fire in Little Africa as an intervention in post-Civil Rights Black identity and discourse around the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.