Stew

Stew is the writer and co-creator of the Tony Award-winning musical Passing Strange and the singer of the Negro Problem. You can follow him on Twitter here.

@StewTNP

@MrSmolin @KPFK BBD, Gentle Giant, Young Marble Giants, wow...sounds like my teenage turntable. Plus Weba and Ralph. And The Purp. You Cool.

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Bio

Mark Stewart is better known as Stew, the critically acclaimed lead singer of the Negro Problem. He has released three solo albums. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Talks

Stew (Passing Strange, the Negro Problem) Talks Earl Sweatshirt’s Doris

By Stew | March 27, 2015

Stew (Passing Strange, the Negro Problem) Talks Earl Sweatshirt’s Doris

Musical genres are as groundless as racial categories. Genres don't describe music, they describe sales categories, marketing ploys, demographic...

Stew (Passing Strange, the Negro Problem) Talks SoKo’s I Thought I Was an Alien

By Stew | July 15, 2013

Stew (Passing Strange, the Negro Problem) Talks SoKo’s I Thought I Was an Alien

I don’t wish to write about this great record from the perspective of an old man, nor from the point of view of a younger version of myself. I wish...

Stew (Passing Strange, the Negro Problem) Talks Talib Kweli’s Prisoner of Conscious

By Stew | May 23, 2013

Stew (Passing Strange, the Negro Problem) Talks Talib Kweli’s Prisoner of Conscious

I’m on the B41 bus cruising north on Flatbush Avenue through Brooklyn towards my homestead. (Or am I really headed to Peppa’s Jerk Chicken?)

Stew (Passing Strange, the Negro Problem) Talks Ghostface Killah’s 12 Reasons to Die

By Stew | April 25, 2013

Stew (Passing Strange, the Negro Problem) Talks Ghostface Killah’s 12 Reasons to Die

The new release by Ghostface Killah and producer/film score composer/record store owner/entertainment law professor Adrian Younge...