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Conscious Rap

Hall of Fame Disses Conscious Rap

Derrick Darby | Posted 02.19.2012 | Black Voices
Derrick Darby

Did you know the Beastie Boys made the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, but Eric B. & Rakim didn't? I know it's the "rock and roll" hall of fame not the "hip hop" hall of fame. Still, that's unbelievable to me.

Taiwan: Music Not Missiles

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michal Shapiro

You can't live in a place like Taiwan and not be thinking about national identity. Martial law was only lifted in 1988 -- the space of one generation -- and the repercussions are still being felt.