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Hip-hop has succeeded in becoming the most prominent musical genre at a time when normally concrete labels are beginning to meld together. The art form emerged from African American street culture in New York City, particularly the Bronx and Queens, in the late 1970s. It consists of a number of skills that include rapping, DJing, break-dancing, and tagging - also known as graffiti. Through… (more)
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CRRL_CraigG Jul 09, 2015
Nas' stunning debut album is a landmark of East Coast hip-hop. Gasteier examines how the artist tapped into his youth and life to build a charismatic persona for years to come.