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The Van Jones Show”  is set to launch on CNN on January 27th. Jones will kick off his show with rap mogul, Jay-Z. According to CNN, the 21-time Grammy Awards-winner will discuss not only activism, but talk about social issues and his “4:44” album.

The show will air twice a month and Jones hopes to have conversations with guests about the problems Americans face across the country. Jones is excited to start the show with Jay-Z and said, “It’s very rare that someone becomes a household name on multiple continents and is still as cutting edge and as relevant as he is.”

Jay-Z has never been one to hold back on talking about racism, the Black community and politics. Jones said, “He’s really ground zero for so many conversations in the country right now: politics, culture, economics, technology. He’s not only a hip-hop legend but he also runs a major technology company, Tidal. He’s weighed in on social justice and criminal justice issues… he’s a real pioneer.” Good luck to Van Jones and his new show!

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