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Prince to perform in Baltimore in wake of black man's death

1:48pm EDT - 00:47

Prince to perform a special concert in Baltimore on Sunday, apparently in part to honor the death of Freddie Gray. Helena Williams reports.

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Prince has announced a surprise concert in Baltimore this weekend. The award-winning musician will hold his "Rally 4 Peace" gig in the U.S. city on Sunday, May the 10th. He'll take to the stage with his band 3RDEYEGIRL and, according to media reports, could perform an unreleased protest song called 'Baltimore'. The special concert is apparently in part to honor Freddie Gray, the black man who died in hospital after suffering spinal injuries whilst in police custody. His death sparked weeks of protest and a day of rioting. A promotional image for the concert reads "Wear something gray", seemingly to reference the late 25-year-old. Gray's death became the latest flashpoint in a national outcry over police killings of unarmed black men and other minority groups in the United States.

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Prince to perform in Baltimore in wake of black man's death

1:48pm EDT - 00:47