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Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis: Hip-Hop Is “More Damaging Than A Statue Of Robert E. Lee”

Speaking on the latest episode of Washington Post’s Cape Up with Jonathan Capehart podcast, jazz legend and Pulitzer Prize winner, Wynton Marsalis derided modern rap and hip-hop music as “more damaging than a statue of Robert E. Lee.”

The issue came up when Capehart asked Marsalis about what it was like to play jazz in America because America is just a terrible racist hellhole, as we all know (or at least that’s what the left wants people to believe). Marsalis immediately fired back at this notion, commenting on how the debates in America shouldn’t be about confederate statues or Charlottesville, but a debate within the black community itself, about “how we’ve lost our grip on our morality in the black community…

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