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Woody Guthrie Center to honor rapper Chuck D

 

October 24, 2019



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rapper Chuck D is this year's winner of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate.

Chuck D was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 as part of the groundbreaking hip-hop group Public Enemy. He'll be honored at a ceremony in Tulsa on Nov. 16.

Woody Guthrie Center Director Deana McCloud noted that Guthrie was "a fighter for the people." She says Chuck's D's work has aligned with that message to "choose a side, fight the power, and work for a better world."

Chuck D is the sixth recipient of the prize nam...



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