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Today in Music History Sept. 22

hip hop summit

In 1996, the Nation of Islam gathered members of the hip-hop community for a rally to promote peace amongst gangsta rappers. The rally, which attracted 600 people, came nine days after the death of rapper Tupac Shakur, who was gunned down while riding in a car in Las Vegas. Among the musicians at the gathering were Afrika Bambaata, Doug E. Fresh and Grandmaster Flash

The Canadian Press

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