Articles tagged bahamadia

The Revival: A Declaration for Female Emcees

Hip-hop needs a women's movement ala Seneca Falls. The Declaration of Sentiments used the Declaration of Independence as its structural model (in hip-hop we call that "sampling").

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People place a log of baggage and lazy description in the word “old school” in hip-hop. It’s a way to insult someone’s credibility,

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Mr. Lif: I Heard It Today

This political emcee's latest is his most focused work yet, even without a prominent single or emotional drive.

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Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme (2004)

The very process of documenting freestyle is at once contradictory and ambitious, futile and crucial.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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