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Jason King

Jason King is the Chair of New York University’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. Jason is a musician, DJ, performer, producer, songwriter, scholar, curator, journalist and a widely published scholar, writing on the cultural politics of artists like Beyonce, Drake, Roberta Flack and Luther Vandross. He is a regular contributor to publications like Pitchfork, Slate, Los Angeles Times, and NPR Music; and he is the author of The Michael Jackson Treasures, a Barnes and Noble exclusive biography. Jason has hosted and produced television, video and radio series, as well as podcasts, for media platforms like NPR Music and CNN: those series have featured artists like Dua Lipa, Alicia Keys, Moses Sumney, and Miguel. Jason has been an expert witness in high-profile legal cases for Drake, Katy Perry, Jay Z, Timbaland, Lady Gaga, and Madonna.