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Hannity Outdoes Himself — Compares Jay Z’s Music to the Confederate Flag

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Sean Hannity — in case you didn’t remember — is someone they let appear on a national cable news channel. This is a cold hard fact (and one that, despite the Fox News Channel being a lowly place, still surprises at times), despite the other cold, hard fact that last night, he said that if we’re banning the Confederate flag, we should also ban Jay Z, Beyoncé and Prince essentially equating a symbol fraught with America’s history of hate with some of the most important black musicians and icons. 
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Chance The Rapper Aims for Prince-Level Collaborative Power With The Social Experiment’s ‘Surf’

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If you’ve never taken the plunge into the wonderful world of 1970s rock album credits, you’re likely unaware of the full extent of the incestuous linkages between some of the period’s best-known artists. Take Harry Nilsson, for instance, with records like Son of Schmilsson and Pussy Cats on which former Beatle Ringo Starr plays drums (pseudonymously, as Richie Snare, in the case of the former). Produced by John Lennon, that latter record from 1974 also features contributions from The Who’s Keith Moon, whose own solo outing the following year — Two Sides of the Moon — includes performances from Nilsson and Starr along with David Bowie, Joe Walsh of the Eagles, Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones, and several more. Follow these multiplying threads and the confluences continue in seemingly infinite directions.
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