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Artists such as H.E.R., Beyonce, Lil Baby and Leon Bridges used social justice movements as inspiration for their latest music.

Quick Take: Artists draw inspiration from social justice movements of 2020

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

Protesting and music have long overlapped in the United States, dating back to the days of 20th-century union strikes and Billie Holliday’s poetic rendition...

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Rapper Noname performed at the Observatory in San Diego on March 16.

Noname concludes her ‘Room 25’ tour in San Diego

by Julianna Ress, Arts & Culture Editor // March 25, 2019

Chicago rapper Noname concluded her “Room 25” tour at the Observatory in San Diego on March 16, showcasing her ability to create a community with her...

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Hip-hop offers needed ray of light

by Julianna Ress, Senior Staff Writer // December 7, 2016

Let’s face it, it’s been a year of L’s. With an excruciating election, a number of heartbreaking celebrity deaths and the lamest summer movies in...

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