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Hip Hop in the 239: Freedom Hall

James Klynn records a song for his album 'Imagination Industry' in a closet. Shortly after Klynn released his first original album online, he and his friends formed Freedom Hall.

James Klynn records a song for his album "Imagination Industry" in a closet. Shortly after Klynn released his first original album online, he and his friends formed Freedom Hall.

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  • James Klynn, who hails from Brooklyn originally, drops his first solo album, Imagination Industry. 'Think we crazy? Maybe come get a snails view. Look up at the world and tell me you won't wanna rebel, too.' - James Klynn, 'To Live in Jerusalem'
  • A man throws up two peace signs to Maeva Kem, second from left, Passion Ward and other members of Freedom Hall as they perform at Osetra, a caviar bar and restaurant on Fifth Ave. S. in Naples.  Fifth Ave. S. is the main street in Naples. It's know for high-end restaurants including Osetra. Freedom Hall's music lends itself to diversity of venue.
  • A stack of records sit next to musician Rossini Morisma, a.k.a. Spudd Brown, a member of Freedom Hall,  as he rehearses on the keyboard in Nort Naples. Hip hop music is known for sampling pieces of other music to create a new song.
  • James Klynn, second from left, Passion Ward, center, and other members of Freedom Hall perform in front of the Sydney & Berne Davis Art Center during Art Walk in Fort Myers. The group has conciously chosen to play shows at venues that cross cultural lines. Their style of music is issue-based. They hope to enlighten as much as entertain.
  • James Klynn records a song for his album 'Imagination Industry' in a closet. Shortly after Klynn released his first original album online, he and his friends formed Freedom Hall.
  • James Klynn, the emcee for Freedom Hall, and singer Victoria Feliz, right, joke as they get food after a show in Fort Myers.
  • James Kilynn writes lyrics to a Freedom Hall song on an iPhone.
  • James Klynn, Rossini Morisma, Josh Giha and Jeremy Evans hang out on the room of their apartment in North Naples.

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