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Inspired by 400 years of systemic injustice, inequality, and inhumanity, Sounds of Blackness singers and band express the perpetual pain and rage of Black people

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The free festival will be held Friday-Sunday, July 16-18 and features a full line-up of local talent

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Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons has collaborated with TOKAU to launch an NFT collection named “Masterminds of Hip Hop.”

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Throughout history, there has been no richer influence on the American songbook than Black music and culture.

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(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) 

Drake, who extended his record as the most decorated winner in the history of the awards show to 29 wins on Sunday

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Each will be honored during an induction ceremony in Cleveland on Oct. 30 before what organizers hope is a full house of fans enjoying live music again.

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According to a news release, it’s the only museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating the many music genres created, influenced, and inspired by African Americans.

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Malik B, whose real name is Malik Abdul Basit, was a major contributor to the group, which includes Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter.

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This image released by Republic Records shows rapper Pop Smoke. (Tracy Awino/Republic Records via AP) 

LA Police Capt. Jonathan Tippet said three men and two teenage boys likely went to the home because they knew Pop Smoke was there from social media posts.

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In this June 19, 2020, photo, singers perform "Lift Every Voice and Sing," dubbed as the Black national anthem, in Lincoln, Neb., during a Juneteenth rally. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) 

The NAACP dubbed “Lift Every Voice and Sing” as the Black national anthem in 1919.

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