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Africa Raps

A couple of months ago, I went to Africa. I went for a lot of reasons: because I had always wanted to see that part of the world, because I’m writing a book on global hip-hop and my friend Sol ...

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Ban reggaeton

I haven't heard much uproar about this from the hip-hop community, but I read somewhere recently that the reggaeton station in New York has overtaken the hip-hop station in the ratings. This would seem a rather monumental development, no? In the ...

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