Word to your mom

I’ve never met a rapper that wasn’t a mama’s boy. In fact, pretty much every dude I know in hip-hop worships his mother.(a) Almost to a person, these guys grew up with single moms. As did I.(b) I can tell you from experience that watching a woman struggle on her own to handle her family’s biz is an amazing thing.(c) So it’s no surprise that single mothers tend to inspire fierce devotion. And it’s no surprise that there's truckloads of hip-hop tracks out there dedicated to moms.(d) I was thinking about all this yesterday, and I started to wonder about something. It’s ...

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