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February 25th, 2010
02:02 PM ET

Hip Hop Meets Classical

When it comes to spending money on entertainment, budgets are tight right now.  Orchestras across the country are struggling.  Young people are losing interest in classical music– so one symphony reached out to the world of hip hop.  The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra commissioned a hip hop producer and rapper to come up with a mashup of sorts for its youth music concerts.  It's something you probably haven't seen before.  We give you this special "break out" story.

Filed under: CNN Newsroom • Tony Harris
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  1. michael armstrong sr.

    If I hear this music coming down the street with the boom boxes blasting im calling the po po .

    February 26, 2010 at 9:42 am |