Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

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Hip-Hop was born from a spirit of protest and the desire to be heard, so itโ€™s no surprise that many of our favorite rappers have drawn influence from Dr. Martin Luther King. Hereโ€™s 15 times Hip-Hop artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Common referenced Martin Luther King, Jr.

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