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Rapper Common to Perform at Detroit Jazz Fest

Hip-hop star will team with Detroit drummer Karriem Riggins

Hip-hop megastar Common will join drummer Karriem Riggins at the upcoming Detroit Jazz Festival, according to an article in today’s Detroit Free Press. The Chicago-based rapper was teamed with the Detroit drummer following the cancellation of nonagenarian jazz legend Dave Brubeck, who has been undergoing health issues. The free annual festival takes place over the Labor Day weekend.

According to the article, the Karriem Riggins Ensemble with Common is scheduled to perform at 4:45 PM Sept. 5 at the JPMorgan Chase Main Stage.

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