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Rolling Stone Mag. Co-Founder Dropped From Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Board For ‘Racist, Sexist Comments’

By  Brooke Mallory


Rolling Stone Magazine’s original co-founder, Jann Wenner, has been expelled from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s board of directors as a result of his divisive remarks regarding Black and female performers in an interview that was released last week.

“Jann Wenner has been removed from the Board of Directors of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation,” the hall said on Saturday, which was one day after Wenner’s comments were published in a New York Times (NYT) interview.

Wenner’s new book, “The Masters: Conversations with Dylan, Lennon, Jagger, Townshend, Garcia, Bono, and Springsteen,” was highlighted in the NYT interview. It features discussions with notable music legends from a number of classic bands…


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