New Direction

Phyllis Hyman (Ep. 31, 2023)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Jazz and R&B singer Phyllis Hyman, with an interview recorded in 1983, discussing her professional music career, which began in 1971 and included many hit recordings, stage and film appearances, and ended with her death by suicide in 1995 at the age of 45.