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Hip-hop is 50. Twenty-five years ago, Memphis rappers started writing rhymes of resistance 

This one going out to the Memphis rising ‘98 / forever fuck the Ku Klux Klan / ask them punk police / it’s gon’ take backup, it’s gon’ take nightsticks, it’s gon’ take tear gas, cause we ain’t going! The first words of the 1998 track “Hardheaded” by Tommy Wright III, “the innovative Memphis rapper, […]