Maya Angelou's Life in Music

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Dying of Thirst

Dr. Maya Angelou shared her wisdom on Kendrick Lamar's modern classic good kid, m.A.A.d city. Maya gives her jewels as a church lady on the song "Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst," encouraging young gang bangers to turn their lives around and to begin living righteous. The fusion of her words with Kendrick's introspective track proves that great poets think alike. 

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