Why Questlove's "Hip Hop Is Truly Dead" Claim is Wrong... and Harmful
Hip-Hop Can Save AmericaMay 14, 2024
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Why Questlove's "Hip Hop Is Truly Dead" Claim is Wrong... and Harmful

In the wake of the Kendrick Lamar vs. Drake rap beef, opinions and hot takes have flooded in about the battle, including some from high-profile figures like Stevie Wonder and Rick Ross. In this video, I challenge one controversial opinion from the respected Hip Hop historian and musicologist, Questlove.

Is Hip Hop really "truly dead," or is Questlove's knee-jerk statement causing more harm than good to the culture he claims to care about?


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