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Kirk Franklin, Ebro Darden And Tobe Nwigwe Talk To Us About Apple Music's Juneteenth Project

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By Brooklyn White · June 19, 2021June 19, 2021 Ebro Darden, Apple Music's Global Editorial Head of Hip-Hop and R&B, has been outspoken about the oppression of Black Americans, particularly though state violence. After the 2020 protests , he was justifiably incensed and sought to create ways to spark Black joy. So, he ideated a playlist that honored Black sonic contributions. The result is Juneteenth: Freedom Songs, a mix of exclusive songs and covers, which is out today. For the project, Darden worked with a number of beloved acts, like 16-time Grammy winner Kirk Franklin, H.E.R. , Black...
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