Friday, Oct. 15, 2021: Nick Lowe, Imbolo Mbue and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: singer-songwriter Nick Lowe, Dave Chappelle panel with Dahlia Belle and Syrus Marcus Ware, author Imbolo Mbue.

Today on Q: Nick Lowe, Dahlia Belle and Syrus Marcus Ware, Imbolo Mbue

Singer-songwriter Nick Lowe, comedian Dave Chappelle, author Imbolo Mbue. (Shore Fire Media, Mathieu Bitton/Netflix, Kiriko Sano)

Today on Q with Tom Power:

  • To mark the occasion of Nick Lowe's reissued albums Labour of Lust and The Convincer, the British singer-songwriter reflects on his career and his remarkable longevity as an artist.

  • Our panellists Dahlia Belle and Syrus Marcus Ware break down why Dave Chappelle's latest Netflix special, The Closer, has reignited debates around artistic freedom, cancel culture and the historic fight for trans folk to feel valued.

  • Bestselling author Imbolo Mbue reads from her latest novel, How Beautiful We Were, and tells us why the story took her almost two decades to write and release.

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