Michael Eric Dyson Commentary: Spying on Rappers Miami police are staking out airports, hotels, night clubs and video shoot locations to keep tabs on rap stars. According to police, dossiers are being kept on hip-hop artists and their associates for "their own protection." Commentator Michael Eric Dyson views the surveillance as suspicious, and says it perpetuates the stereotype of rappers as gangsters.
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Michael Eric Dyson Commentary: Spying on Rappers

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Michael Eric Dyson Commentary: Spying on Rappers

Michael Eric Dyson Commentary: Spying on Rappers

Michael Eric Dyson Commentary: Spying on Rappers

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Miami police are staking out airports, hotels, night clubs and video shoot locations to keep tabs on rap stars. According to police, dossiers are being kept on hip-hop artists and their associates for "their own protection." Commentator Michael Eric Dyson views the surveillance as suspicious, and says it perpetuates the stereotype of rappers as gangsters.