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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A new museum in the works for Nashville will aim to expand the public’s idea of what makes the town Music City.

The National Museum of African American Music may sound counterintuitive for a city most closely associated with country music, a genre dominated by white performers. But supporters of the new project say the city played an important role in fostering African American music, which in turn influenced the roots of country and many other American genres.

VIA:NEWS ONE

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