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This image shows, from left, Trey Songz performing at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 25, 2017, Mickey Guyton performing at the PBS's American Masters

Amid unrest, songs continue to voice the black experience

Jun. 8, 2020 4:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After watching the ghastly video of George Floyd dying as a police officer pressed a knee on his neck, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Trey Songz couldn’t sleep. He felt a pain in his gut so heavy it brought him down to his home studio, where he began recording a new song. Though...

This undated image shows music artist J Cole, left, with incarcerated Swedish music producer David Jassy at San Quentin State Prison in California. Jassy, whose sentence was commuted by California Gov. Gavin Newsom this year, produced an album “San Quentin Mixtape, Vol. 1,

In prison, producer finds new voice for inmates, and himself

May. 22, 2020 11:50 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Jassy was a successful music producer who had worked with Britney Spears and others when he was sent to prison for killing a man during an altercation. While serving his time, he would hear talented young inmates rapping in the yards at San Quentin State Prison with skill and power....

People react during a rally to protest the shooting of an unarmed black man, Friday, May 8, 2020, in Brunswick Ga. Two men have been charged with murder in the February shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, whom they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighborhood. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Jay-Z's Team Roc calls for fast action in Ahmaud Arbery case

May. 10, 2020 3:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The social justice arm of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company on Sunday called on Georgia officials to take quick action in the case of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say was killed by two white men as he ran through a Georgia neighborhood. Musicians Shawn...