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Jay-Z: #MeToo "had to happen"

Hip-hop star Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter said Saturday that the #MeToo movement "had to happen for the world to purge itself."

7 hip-hop stars making America 'woke' again

The jury is out on whether hip-hop artists are making more political tracks in the era of Donald Trump or whether conscious rap --- which has always been a defining component of the genre --- is now in the forefront because people are experiencing an awakening and are more willing to listen.