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Spike Lee chats with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about his new movie, Chi-raq. The satirical film dealing with the deadly gun-violence of Chicago today has been met with a lot of controversy, but he explains the many ways in which audiences should be able to pick up the fact that it is not making mockery of Chicago’s dire situation.

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Plus, he explains what the film is actually about, in a way that only Chi-raq’s legendary creator could.  Click on the audio player above to hear more in this exclusive interview.

Hear more cool conversations on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” right here, and listen live weekdays from 6-10 am E/5-9 am C!

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