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"Purposeful pop": can stars like Katy Perry create change through music?

Maura Johnston, The Guardian, 14 February 2017

After Perry's #wokepop at the Grammys, there's an argument about how subversive pop can be in 2017. History shows it will take more than hashtags.

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