Here’s an MLK Day Playlist That Looks at the State of the Nation Through Hip-Hop (Audio & Video)

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As we’ve done on MLK day over the last few years, we’ve put together a playlist that reflects the increasingly complex state of the nation more than 50 years since Dr. King’s march on Washington. There’s cause for celebration and reason for lamentation, and everything in between. Here are various perspectives from Common, Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T., Killer Mike, Mos Def and more.

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