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Rap continues to empower and push discourse around race relations in America

Catalina Benavides February 13, 2021
Rap music today reflects the messages of both Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Rappers have used their platforms and lyrical talent to express to their audiences that the fight for equal rights for the Black community is not over. 
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Review: J. Cole’s “KOD” is chill and soothing

Gabby Pardo April 29, 2018
J. Cole’s fifth album, “KOD,” is a soothing and layered 42 minutes of passionate wordplay.
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Future, above, ended the show playing a mix of old and new songs. KRYSTEN MASSA/THE STATESMAN

Albums review: Latest trap collaboration reward with bangers

Thomas James November 13, 2017
“Super Slimey,” a collab between Young Thug and Future, dropped on Oct. 20 and, for the most part, felt like a compilation of standard songs for both artists.
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Warney works to take his game and his team to new heights. (HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN)

Warney works to take his game and his team to new heights

David Vertsberger November 4, 2014
For Jameel Warney, becoming leader of the Seawolves might as well have been a monarchical process, made inevitable at birth.
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