On today's show, photographer Ernie Paniccioli talked to Farai about his book, Who Shot Ya? Three Decades of Hiphop Photography, which captures legendary hip-hop celebrities in their element.
He talked about fighting with Salt-N-Pepa in the early days, hip-hop's "colonization" and rap music's evolution through photos.
Take a look at some of his pics with the greats:
Ernie with Queen Latifah
With Afrika Bambaataa
With George Clinton
With Busta Rhymes in 1992
With Chuck D in 2005 / Credit: Koe Rodriquez
With Gordon Parks
With The Notorious B.I.G.
With Flava Flav in 2005 / Credit: Koe Rodriquez
With Melli Mel
With Sam Greenlee, author of The Spook Who Sat by the Door