Iconic music figure axed from Rock & Roll Hall of Fame board

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Washington (AFP) – The cofounder of Rolling Stone magazine, Jann Wenner, has been ousted from his seat on the board of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation for comments blasted as racist and sexist, US media reported Saturday. Wenner’s removal from the board of the foundation came only a day after his remarks were published in the New York Times, generating wide criticism. “Jann Wenner has been removed from the board of directors of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation,” a short statement from the foundation said, according to industry sheet Variety. The 77-year-old Wenner cofounded Ro…

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