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Chicago artist you should know: Malcolm London

Malcolm London and Justin Kaufmann

Poet, organizer and hip hop artist Malcolm London joins Justin to discuss his career and his debut record, “Opia.” Malcolm talks about music being another creative outlet for him, the similarities and differences between poetry and rap, the explosion of talent coming out of Chicago, what attracted him to the poetry scene, the importance of having friends that live in all areas of the city, how being from the West Side has influenced his art, the role activism plays in his music and if he thinks Chicago is better off because of his tireless protest organizing efforts.

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