Ben Westhoff
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//Columns

The Hate for Southern Hip-Hop: Why So Serious?
17 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM

The way some of us disparage Southern rap, you'd think rappers like Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame had recorded a record dissing Kool G. Rap and Big Daddy Kane.

//Reviews

The New Mouth, New (Post Civil Rights) 'Dirty South'
24 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM

Ben Westhoff presents his audience with a smorgasboard of experiences that are often overlooked in conversations about hip-hop culture.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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