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Milwaukee R&B Artist Lex Allen Gets Honest With A Little Help From His Friends

Singer Pays Tribute To His Mother With Song 'Mama's Boy'

 Milwaukee singer Lex Allen

Milwaukee’s Lex Allen makes some pretty singular pop music.

Maybe it’s Allen’s big family and the enduring support of his late mother that gives him the confidence. Maybe, it’s the open-minded desire to create and collaborate that has fueled the rise of Milwaukee’s New Age Narcissism hop-hop collective.

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In a conversation with WPR’s Haleema Shah and Chris Malina, Allen speaks the truth about his mother’s legacy in the neighborhood, overcoming self-doubt and public perception, and his goal of helping LGBT artists in need of a role model and mentor.

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