Rap Music by Jennifer Keeley
(Overview Series)

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Rap music has been a hotbed of controversy since it erupted onto the music scene in the late 1970s. Hated by some and loved by many, rap had to fight to even be considered legitimate music. Once it was, the violence, prejudice, and sexism some listeners believed were in its lyrics became significant issues in both the political arena and society at large.

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Published May 22, 2001 by Lucent Books. 112 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction