Chicago's 'Hipster Rap' Scene Attracts the Inevitable Backlash

Chicago Reader | June 10, 2008
Most criticism of hipster rap only goes clothes deep, and even for relatively philosophical haters like's Robbie Ettelson, the sight of a rapper in anything but baggy jeans and a hoodie seems to trigger homosexual panic.

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