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Hip-Hop Stars Remember Michael Brown on Anniversary of His Death in Ferguson

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Roses line the street leading to a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown on August 22, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  Crowds continue to gather to march along Florissant Road after Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9th. 

Members of the hip-hop community paid their respects to Michael Brown on the one-year anniversary of his death in Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday, Aug. 9.

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Artists like Common, Questlove, Big Bio and many others took to Twitter on Sunday to remember 18-year-old Brown, who was fatally shot by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014.

"A year ago #MikeBrown's life was taken for no reason good enough," Common wrote on the social media site. "Now we fight to change America in his honor."

Read more tributes to Brown and Ferguson in the tweets below.

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