WORD

(Excerpt) The Political Evolution of KRS-ONE

Changing the vision and image of one of hip-hop’s most prolific voices was like changing the voice of urban America.

(Excerpt) Women in Rap

It seemed as if the regular slights, sexism and overt discrimination in rap music gave women rappers the collective strength to push the truly brave female rap artists to the forefront.

(Excerpt) Arrested Development

They didn’t fit into the hip-hop or R&B categories. They weren’t “hoodied” up with a hard assed scowl or conked up in a purple Chess King suit and a pair of EK glasses.