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Friday Five: Minnesota musicians address racial injustice and police brutality

In light of the events that have been transpiring in Minneapolis, this week’s Friday Five will focus on local artists’ response to police violence throughout history. astralblak – “What’s The Price?” In a 2016 video, astralblak (fka ZULUZULUU) repeat the question “What’s the price for a young black man’s life?” and illustrate the all-too-common violence […]

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Friday Five: J. Plaza with Nazeem & Spencer Joles, Graveyard Club, and more new Minnesota music videos

J. Plaza with Nazeem & Spencer Joles, “Surprise MF’er” Both J. Plaza and Nazeem & Spencer Joles made the Soundset line-up this year. To celebrate, they dropped a hard-hitting yet graceful new song. All three MCs deliver top-of-the-line verses; all three get directing credits; Liban Mahamoud shot the video, and Topper Atwood produced the song. Graveyard […]

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