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hip-hop Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about hip-hop
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“As I hopped up and down, hunched and raising my arms and feet to the music, I thought about being thrown in the ocean, about how difficult it would be to know that death was inevitable.”
Ishmael Beah
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
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“I found in hip-hop the sound of my generation talking to itself, working through the fears and anxieties and inchoate dreams—of wealth or power or revolution or success—we all shared. It broadcast an exaggerated version of our complicated interior lives to the world, made us feel less alone in the madness of the era, less marginal.”
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Is this the most revolutionary thing to happen to Broadway, or the most revolutionary thing to happen to hip-hop?

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