"OYAHYTT" From "Sorry to Bother You"

Boots Riley

The writer-director of “Sorry to Bother You,” Riley put in two decades as leader of funk/punk/hip-hop band The Coup, where he penned six albums to widespread critical acclaim, receiving “Pop Album of The Year” by The Washington Post and the Associated Press, and “Hip Hop Album of The Year” by Rolling Stone. The New York Post wrote of the Oakland, California native: “Boots Riley ranks as some kind of genius.” Jeff Chang said, “He is one of the most influential poets and thinkers of this generation.” Stereogum wrote, “Boots Riley is a national treasure.” “The very existence of a person like Boots Riley is a miracle,” said Slavoj Zizek.