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Louisville activists use rap to spread message of justice

Rap music pumped through speakers in a dimly lit ballroom as performers paced in front of a crowd, microphones in hand. Audience members, the majority under age 25, held up their phones to record the rappers. The scene might have been typical of a basement concert or youth group dance, but the purpose was greater than that.

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Desert festival changes direction

The lineup for this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was surely booked months ago. But there's a prescience in its choice of headliners: Two radical, inventive black artists at the peak of their powers and influence as well as an English rock band devoted to reinvention and melancholy.

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Top 10 concert tours of 2016: Who's No. 1?

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band navigated "The River" 35th anniversary, Beyonce soared in her Formation world tour. Here's the top-grossing tours. (Video compiled by David Caraccio)
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Top 10 concert tours of 2016: Who's No. 1?

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Underground Press: Kill Vargas

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Underground Press: Nathan Williams Quintet

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Underground Press: Timmy Jonas and the Whiskey Militia

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