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Dee-1 responds to banned mixtape with “Can’t BAN the Hopeman”


Earlier this week, breaking news spread throughout social media that Dee-1’s Separated at Birth mixtape was banned by RCA Inspiration and would not be released due to business reasons. On Thursday Dee-1 called in to Sway in The Morning and spoke to them about the whole situation.

Response to the ban has inspired the creation of a Petition Letter to President Obama to call for the release of Separated at Birth on

Dee-1 took to his social media outlets Friday evening to release the track “Can’t BAN the Hopeman,” a track that he says answers the questions, “Why was my mixtape banned?” and “Will ‘Separated at Birth’ drop?”

Listen and download “Can’t BAN the Hopeman” below:

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Mikaela "Laide Mak" McIntosh is an editor and reporter for She can also be heard on the Wade-O Radio Show. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Mass Media from Valdosta State University and a Master of Arts degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. You can follow her on Twitter @Mikaelalaidemak.

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