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Watch David Bowie Serenely Smack Down MTV For Not Playing Black Artists In Vintage 1983 Interview!

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We all know David Bowie the legendary, boundary pushing artist.

But he wasn't just ahead of his time in his art!

WAY back in 1983, the late Young Americans singer stopped by MTV for an interview — but instead of just fielding questions, he had one for them:

Why are you ignoring black artists and/or only playing their videos at night??

Related: David Bowie's Final Music Video Was About His Own Death

The Thin White Duke then proceeds to calmly eviscerate the interviewer defending the fledgling network's "business" choices.

Ch-ch-check out the clip (below) that's a must for any fan of Bowie OR MTV!

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