Hip-Hop's Herstory

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Hip-hop has sometimes been criticized for its portrayal of women, but female MCs also have played a role in the genre, from its beginnings to what it is today. Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and the author of Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America, talks with Farai Chideya.

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