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Tupac Shakur: “God Has Cursed Me To See What Life Should Be Like”

In 1994 Tupac had an interview with Ed Gordon, about legend’s conviction, ideals, and unapologetic stance. The award-winning journalist sat down with the rapper/actor/activist to dive into his ever-controversial persona. In the interview, Tupac defends the rap game, citing his peers as the ones responsible for bringing widespread attention to violence in the ghettos of […]

Yo! MTV Raps: From beginning to end

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In 1988 the hip hop revolution began to be televised when MTV debuted Yo! MTV Raps Yo! MTV Raps (also known as Yo!) is a two-hour television music video program and the first hip hop music show on the network. It was MTV’s first large attempt at incorporating rap music videos into its format, enabling […]