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What It's Like Busking in the NYC Subway

Episode 28 | 17m 47s Video has closed captioning.

Busking, also called street performance, is the act of playing in public for donations. The tradition goes back to ancient history and has launched the careers of artists Robin Williams, Ed Sheeran, and Sheryl Crow. Nahre Sol visits the amazing musicians of the New York City subway to learn about why they busk. Later she gets tips from the pro buskers and attempts busking herself with her friend.

Aired: 02/14/20

Rating: NR

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