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Author Comes to Hip-Hop Music's Defense

Jul 9, 2007 (Talk of the Nation)

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Michael Eric Dyson discusses why he believes that hip-hop music is one of the most authentic expressions of the black experience. Rap and hip-hop artist Jay-Z wrote the introduction to Dyson's new book, Know What I Mean? Reflections on Hip Hop.

Michael Eric Dyson, author, Know What I Mean? Reflections on Hip Hop; professor, Georgetown University

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