Bono & Chris Rock discuss “Rapper’s Delight” & rap music on U2 X-Radio’s Bono Calling

Designed as a conversation between Bono and guests from every discipline, from world leaders, to local activists, to movie stars, Bono Calling explores seven questions about life, work, hope and the future. On the inaugural episode of the new show, Bono spoke with comedian Chris Rock.

Bono’s final question to Rock: “Is there a song that saved your life?” To which Rock shared, “‘Rapper’s Delight,’ from Sugarhill Gang, changed the trajectory of my existence.” Rock explained how and why as the two discuss rap music, where Bono also reflects, “There’s something about rap, it’s amazing that it serves language, whichever the language.”

You can check out the full discussion below via SirusXM on YouTube. You can also check out Bono Calling on-demand on the SiriusXM App.