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Common, Kweli Headline G.A.ME “Hip-Hop for HealthCare”

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Common, Talib Kweli, Killah Priest, Saigon and DJ Kuttin Kandi will headline the “Hip-Hop for HealthCare” G.A.ME benefit concert and help launch the “Poetic HealthCare Plan Initiative.”The healthcare plan is named in honor of fallen Gravediggaz member Anthony “Poetic” Berkeley, who passed away in 2001 after a two year battle with metastatic colon cancer.Hosted by Dead Prez’ M1, the concert will take place on Halloween Friday, October 31st and will also honor Poetic’s life and achievements.G.A.ME, which stands for Grassroots Artists MovEment, is an organization designed to insure artists’ rights in the music industry and build health coverage for the working class community.The event kicks off at 6:30 P.M. in Manhattan at the Martin Luther King. Jr. Labor Center located at 310 West 43rd Street between 8th & 9th Street.

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