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Last Friday, Syrian-American rap artist Omar Offendum performed at a benefit event at Haverford for those affected by the violence in Syria. WNR’s Collin Smith was able to talk to him before the event about the conflict and how it relates to his music.
This is a selection of clips from the interview. Check WNR later next week to see the interview in full.