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Commentary: Boomers and Hip-Hop

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Commentary: Boomers and Hip-Hop

Commentary: Boomers and Hip-Hop

Commentary: Boomers and Hip-Hop

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Why do baby boomers hate hip-hop? Commentator Mikel Jollett is the child of baby boomer parents, they can see eye to eye and ear to ear on most things, but not hip-hop. Baby boomers often say, you can't understand the words, they deal with things that are not always morally correct. But this is just what was said about rock and roll.

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