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Damn: Like Bob Dylan, Kendrick Lamar is literary counterculture | Think Piece

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Hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar’s works are more than music, they are literary masterpieces

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Angeleno digs into roots to revitalize the southern social culture of juke joints

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Los Angeles local pushes against growing invisibility of black culture and communities by resurrecting a southern tradition transported by black migrants.

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An Interview with Percussionist Wilson ‘Chembo’ Corniel: art is an improvisational expression

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At first there was the heartbeat then came the drum.

Worldwide known percussionist Chembo Corniel talks about how he uses the drum to paint his expressions of the world. In talking about the drum, he says it was the first “AT&T … our first transmitter,” that sent messages across the continent.

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