Behind the Controversial Anthology of Rap

Westword | April 25, 2011
Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. called The Anthology of Rap "an essential contribution to our living literary tradition," while Chuck D said it "might just break the commercial trance that's had rap in a chokehold for the past several years." But it's also the hip-hop tale of AWOL fathers and fractured identities, of bitter duels and fiery smackdowns.


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