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

Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

// Channel Surfing

"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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