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Tronee Threat debuts new single, "Our Turn," ahead of MLK Day performance

Tronee Threat performing in Yellow Springs.
Tronee Threat performing in Yellow Springs.

Rapper Tronee Threat spoke with host Basim Blunt about his new single, “Our Turn,” on Behind the Groove. In the interview, Tronee talked about writing and producing the track, which debuted live on the show. He also shared how he was able to expand his education and develop his artistic craft during an 11-year period of incarceration. Tronee appeared on the Martin Luther King Day edition of Behind the Groove, along with guests Cheez-It and Jenny. The guests talk about Dr. King’s legacy, and about the challenges and opportunities facing young Black and Brown people today.

Tronee Threat will perform on Martin Lurther King Day along with World House Choir at the Bryan Center in Yellow Springs, at 11:00 am. A full list of events in Yellow Springs in honor of Dr. King can be found at yso.org.

Peter Day writes and produces stories for WYSO’s music department. His works include a feature about Dayton's premiere Silent Disco and a profile of British rapper Little Simz. He also assists with station operations and serves as fill-in host for Behind the Groove. Peter began interning at WYSO in 2019 and, in his spare time while earning his anthropology degree, he served as program director for Yale University’s student radio station, WYBC.