Single: Avery Harden – Escape The Hood

Historically, West Coast hip-hop has glorified gang and street life. Without strong role models, young black men often get caught up in a street code that leads to death or jail, often inspired by the rap artists they admire. For Las Vegas native Avery Harden, he never saw it as an option. From a young... Continue Reading →

Social Activism in Hip Hop and the Decline of These Ethics

Today, Hip Hop music is often associated with behaviors like drug use, sexualization of women, gang activity, consumerist and materialistic ideas, egocentric and pop culture values, but Hip Hop culture and its music laid down its roots in social progression and civil movements in the 1970s, working to bring urban communities together in reforming the... Continue Reading →

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