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The Roots

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Leaders Of The New School: A Comparative Analysis Of Selected African American Rap Artists, Andrew P. Smallwood Apr 1998

Leaders Of The New School: A Comparative Analysis Of Selected African American Rap Artists, Andrew P. Smallwood

Black Studies Faculty Proceedings & Presentations

“This is a presentation examining the cultural influence of rap groups Gang Starr, The Roots, and Rakim to examine their message directed at African American youth culture . . . It is through examining the messages in Rap music that we can educate Black youth about Black culture and Black life at the dawn of the 21st century.”