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Buzz 19:17PM EDT
Kanye West just released his 'Life of Pablo' album and despite rumors of his divorce from wife Kim Kardashian, the star is unstoppable when it comes to his career especially since he has always had that passion for music (as shown in a video where a 12-year-old West is rapping).READ MORE
Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream Speech" and The Opening Acts: Mahalia Jackson, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and More
Buzz 16:11PM EDT
Go to any concert, any music festival, and there will be scores of opening acts. They serve to get the crowd warmed up, get the crowd ready to rock with the headliners at the end of the night. This same thing used to happen at political events: Sometimes other political figures aside from the "headliner" would give speeches of their own for the cause and often musicians with sympathizing views would perform as well. This same thing happened at the conclusion of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, which culminated in Martin Luther King's famous "I Have A Dream" Speech. There was no doubt that King was the "headliner," but he had a heck of an opening set from a series of iconic musicians. Here's a list of the esteemed performers who played at the same podium as Dr. King that did.READ MORE