Friday, October 28, 2011

Occupy Oakland Becomes a Muse for Local Musicians

By Rachel Swan
Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 4:23 PM

Michael Moore isn't the only celebrity to immerse himself in Oakland's new, burgeoning political movement. It turns out a lot of local musicians are also using Occupy Oakland as an artistic muse. Including, yes, Too $hort. And rapper Kev Choice. In fact, when you consider all the bands who've performed at the tent city outside city hall this month, you might say it's become a veritable hub. We can't wait to hear $hort opine on bank bailouts and regressive taxation.

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