BL Shirelle

BL Shirelle

BL Shirelle is a musician and co-director of Die Jim Crow Records, a record label for incarcerated musicians in the US. Her solo album “Assata Troi” (2020, DJC Records) was released most recently. Shirelle lives in Philadelphia.

Photo: DJC Records



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Black and white thinking (Issue II/2022)

“A new prison built every ten days”

Songs that break down walls: Poet Fury Young and musician BL Shirelle run a record label for people behind bars.

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