Pride 2022: NYU professor takes ‘deep dive’ into legacy and impact of Sylvester with ‘Sound Barrier’

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NEW YORK — Sylvester is getting a closer look. The late disco great is the subject of a “Sound Barrier,” a new documentary podcast that launched Wednesday on Spotify. Hosted by Dr. Jason King, a journalist, musician and New York University professor, the series will chronicle the musical career and impact of the genre-defying, gender-bending and influential icon. The vocal powerhouse behind timeless disco classics such as “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real),” “Dance (Disco Heat)” and “Do You Wanna Funk,” Sylvester was a trailblazer in Black music and LGBTQ+ culture. Long before “Rupaul’s Drag Race…

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