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The Art of Storytelling: 10 Dope Rap/Hip-Hop Songs With A Tale to Tell

If there’s one aspect of the rap/hip-hop genre that I appreciate the most, it’s the art of storytelling. I enjoy listening to street poets waxing eloquent about real or fictionalized situations. I’m always glued to every word that a rapper says once he/she weaves a tale about any topic they please. Once Slick Rick opens his mouth, images of a troubled young man and illegal activity race around inside my […]


Cheat Sheet: Lil Kim

In this edition of “Cheat Sheet,” we’re featuring rapper Lil Kim. Enjoy!   Who: They both hail from New York and both have résumés on which urban violence makes a prominent appearance, but the crucial point of separation between Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim rests in the former’s defter skill as a marketer. Much of Minaj’s combative posturing and effusive sexuality is cast directly from the Lil Kim mold, but […]