Though country music is considered the most popular genre of music in America, its influence is profoundly regional. The style is known for appealing to the white working class, and is largely sequestered in southern and midwestern pockets of the country.
This hour, we unpack one of the country's most polarizing genres.
- Nadine Hubbs - The author of Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music (@nadinehubbs)
- Priscilla Renea - Singer-songwriter; her new album is Coloured (@PriscillaRenea)
Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show, which was originally recorded on July 26, 2018.