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Hip-Hop Dopeness: Kool Moe Dee on Quincy Jones’ Back on the Block

Kool Moe Dee’s closing verse is amazing.  It succinctly deconstructs (and constructs) black identity.  We do NOT talk about Kool Moe Dee enough when we talk about the greats of Hip-Hop’s Golden Age. We should.   An everlasting omnipresence is … Continue reading

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Vibe’s Best Rapper Alive? Not So Much

click to embiggen* So Vibe slouched toward further irrelevance among black people by putting together a Best Rapper Alive contest where fans could vote on a series of head-to-head “battles” and end up with a consensus of the Best Rapper … Continue reading

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