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Christylez Bacon on Finding His Voice through Music

On a recent summer day, just after his final performance at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, hip-hop artist Christylez Bacon toured the grounds one last time. The Washington, D.C., native is hard to miss in a crisp off-white suit and fedora. Paired with a muted lavender shirt and geometric brown tie, his is an idiosyncratic style as uniformly elegant and relaxed as the artist himself.

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