Unchained: When Musicians Take on Slavery

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Unchained: When Musicians Take on Slavery

In Django Unchained, the new Quentin Tarantino film, Jamie Foxx is a long way from singing hooks for Kanye West — he's playing a slave turned bounty hunter turned hero in a movie that deals with the brutality of slavery head on. But Jamie isn't the first music star to take on slavery. Read on to see how other musicians dealt with America's so-called "peculiar institution." 

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