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Superstars hit the pause button in support of US anti-racist protests

Record labels announce #TheShowMustBePaused for Tuesday as America continues to burn with rage

AFP

Major music industry labels in the US are pledging to halt business on Tuesday, in solidarity with antiracist demonstrators demanding structural social change and an end to police brutality.

Atlantic Records, Capitol Music Group, Warner Records, Sony Music and Def Jam were among the many organisations vowing that #TheShowMustBePaused, as mass protests have rocked US streets for days after the killing of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, at the hands of police in Minneapolis.

“It’s hard to know what to say because I’ve been dealing with racism my entire life. That said, it’s rearing its ugly head right now & by God it’s time to deal with it once & for all,” the legendary producer Quincy Jones said in a statement...

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