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The Last Poets released first LP in 20 years (listen), playing free NYC show

This year marks the 50th anniversary of The Last Poets, the NYC spoken word icons who many consider to have planted the seeds for hip hop. Dormant for some time, core members, Abiodun Oyowele and Umar Bin Hassan reactivated Last Poets in response to Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, and have just released their first album in 20 years...

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Brooklyn Folk Festival: 2017 lineup, schedule & tickets

The 9th annual Brooklyn Folk Festival takes place April 28 - 30 at St. Ann's Church. This year's lineup includes The Last Poets, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, Willie Watson, Jim Kweskin, Anna & Elizabeth, Rev. Billy And The Stop Shopping Choir, Peter Stampfel, and more.

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What’s going on Saturday?

Governors Ball, Albert Hammond, Eagles of Death Metal, Wax Idols, Tengger Cavalry, Union Pool's first "Summer Thunder" show of the year, and more NYC show options.

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