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Hip Hop lyrics have also been known for containing swear words. In par...

wikipedia - 13 Aug 2017
Hip Hop lyrics have also been known for containing swear words. In particular, the word "bitch" is seen in countless songs, from NWA's "A Bitch Iz a bitch" to Missy Elliot's "She is a Bitch." It is often used in the negative connotation of a woman who is a shallow "money grubber". Some female artists have tried to reclaim the word and use it as a term of empowerment. Regardless, the hip hop community has recently taken an interest in discussing the use of the word "bitch" and whether it is necessary in rap.
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Chuck D: 'Hip-hop is about being who you are'

The Guardian - 19 Nov 2017
As leader of the rap group Public Enemy, he helped to bring politically conscious hip-hop into the mainstream; Public Enemy's albums, including It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988) and Fear of a Black Planet (1990), stand as some of the ...
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Holiday songs replace hip-hop at WRWM-FM (93.9)

Indianapolis Star - 18 Nov 2017
Hip-hop is out and Christmas songs are in at radio station WRWM-FM (93.9). Holiday tunes by Mariah Carey, the Carpenters and Elton John signaled the change at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Billed as “North Pole Radio 93.9,” the station is expected to adopt a ...
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6 Things We Learned From Safaree on The Breakfast Club

Hip-Hop Wired - 18 Nov 2017
For the longest time Safaree's been known as Nicki Minaj's man or Nicki Minaj's ex. So for the past year and change the Brooklyn rapper's been trying to change that label by stepping out on his own with his own music and joining the cast of Love & Hip ...
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MC Rapsody: Women face double standard in hip-hop

Salon - 18 Nov 2017
Rapsody is a force in the hip-hop world and recently dropped her new album "Laila's Wisdom" to critical acclaim. She was the only feature artist on Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly" in 2015 and has received props and praise from many heavyweights ...
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Entercom flips K-Hits to hip-hop '104.3 JAMS'

Robert Feder (blog) - 17 Nov 2017
On its first day as owner of CBS Radio, Entercom Communications has blown up classic hits WJMK FM 104.3, replacing the six-year-old K-Hits brand with a new format of classic hip-hop and R&B. At 11 a.m. today the company launched “The New 104.3 ...
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SWAN | ResKp and Universal Hip-Hop

Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun - 16 Nov 2017
In its initial conception, the music of hip-hop was not intended to drive any encompassing social message or lyrical commentary. Of course, as a diasporic musical form, it is inherently political, but in 1970 not many individuals were rapping in the ...

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