The American West was not only about white people, but there was also a significant African-American contribution that this artist is bringing back with music.
Arizona and its hard land of the west have had a tumultuous past with the black community. However, it has not stopped the richness of music, and the vast history of black resistance and self-determination from enduring.
36-year-old folk artist Dom Flemons – nominated in the Best Folk Album category – is an artist who has tried to capture the westward expansion from the black perspective through his folk music.
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