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‘Rap Show’ returns: Oakland influencer unearths tapes of his ’90s Soul Beat TV show

Even more than 20 years after the fact, people all over the Bay Area still recognize Chuck Johnson from his time on Soul Beat Television, a pioneer of Black-owned cable television stations in the United States — Channel 37 to be exact. Founded and run out of a mosaic of rented studio (and non-studio) spaces […]