Hip-Hop in Politics: What a Difference a Generation Makes

In the 1990s Washington was polarized on many of the same issues as today: taxes, the economy, gun control. But there was one cultural idea that seemed to have bipartisan support: that rap music was a symptom of the destruction of American values. In 1992, Republican Vice President Dan Quayle called legendary rapper Tupac's acclaimed first album "2Pacalyse Now" a disgrace to American music. "There is absolutely no reason for a record like this to be published," said Quayle at the time, calling...Full Story
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