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By Gimlet

Welcome to Crimetown, a series produced by Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier in partnership with Gimlet Media. Each season, we investigate the culture of crime in a different city. In Season 2, Crimetown heads to the heart of the Rust Belt: Detroit, Michigan. From its heyday as Motor City to its rebirth as the Brooklyn of the Midwest, Detroit’s history reflects a series of issues that strike at the heart of American identity: race, poverty, policing, loss of industry, the war on drugs, and our universal desire for a savior. Detroit’s a tough town, and its residents are even tougher. They’ve weathered riots, a drug epidemic, political scandal, and innumerable other hardships, but they’re still here—and they have stories to tell. New episodes out Mondays, exclusively on Spotify.

  1. 1.
    S2 E05: YBI to the Day I Die10/22/2018
  2. 2.
    S2 E04: The Kingpins' Kids10/15/2018
  3. 3.
    S2 E03: The Fat Man and the Field Marshall10/08/2018
  4. 4.
    S2 E02: The Battle for Detroit10/01/2018
  5. 5.
    S2 E01: Stop the Robberies, Enjoy Safe Streets10/01/2018
  6. 6.
    Coming Soon: Season 209/20/2018
  7. 7.
    Crimetown presents: Up and Vanished08/29/2018
  8. 8.
    Crimetown Presents: The RFK Tapes06/05/2018

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