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Chance The Rapper has Deafinitely Dope Interpreters for his Shows

Chance The Rapper has announced that he'll feature American Sign Language interpreters for the remainder of his tour. Chance made the decision to add ASL interpreters “to help everybody experience the show.” This past Thursday, June 14th, was the first concert to feature the interpreters in Tampa, Florida. The interpreters Chance hired come from DEAFinitely Dope, founded by Matthew Maxey who's hard of hearing and aims to unite the hearing and deaf communities through music and signing. Chance announced the news on Twitter. https://twitter.com/deaf_dope/status/874976057539080193 Kelly Kurdi, one of the interpreters, expressed...
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Ingrid Michaelson recreates “Hell No” Music Video in ASL

The indie pop artist Ingrid Michaelson released her break up single "Hell No" back in April and fun fact: it was the first music video completely filmed on Snapchat. But after seeing the Tony Awards last month, Michaelson decided to recreate the music video- with actors from the cast of Deaf West's Spring Awakening.  "I was so moved by Deaf West's performance on the Tonys this year that I reached out to Deaf West artistic director DJ Kurs and Tony-nominated director Michael Arden with an idea to incorporate their incredible work with...