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Lee Rolls United Kingdom (6/14/2013 4:39:00 PM)

Rap as poetry or poetry rap?

From Langston Hughes, via Amira Baraka, to NWA

Langston Hughes (Who but the lord?) - Amira Baraka - (assassin poems) - NWA - F**** tha Police

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  • Jefferson Carter (6/15/2013 10:47:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply Stage

    Rap on the page = poor poetry, mundane ideas and obvious rhythms....

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    • Lee Rolls (6/17/2013 7:04:00 AM) Post reply Stage

      In some cases yes but not all, have you read Saul Williams 'The Lost Emcee Scrolls'. admit NWA not the best example but it is more the subject/sentiment of police brutality.

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