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 Post subject: Hip-Hop -- Cleaning Up Image
PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2003 9:01 am 
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Taking back hip-hop

Bakari Kitwana
Special to The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Say the words hip-hop generation and two images come to mind. The gritty underworld of gangstas, pimps, hos and playas. The flashy consumerism - from the high-priced footwear of the moment to bling-bling and beyond. <a href=http://www.cleveland.com/artsandevents/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/entertainment/1049720109176960.xml target=_blank>more</a>


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 Post subject: Re: Hip-Hop -- Cleaning Up Image
PostPosted: Thu Oct 02, 2003 7:29 am 
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Festival of truth

By DAMON WILLIAMS
The Philadelphia Inquirer

THERE IS NO shortage of hip-hop video footage, but so much of it portrays minstrel-like song-and-dance routines against a background of misogyny, drugs and violence. Where is one to turn for a truer sense of hip-hop on film?
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