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March 02, 2023

Hip-Hop at 50: What next for the music of resistance?

As the sun sets on another US Black History Month, an anniversary of global significance was quietly commemorated that deserves so much more international recognition. In 2023, hip-hop, arguably...

Is hip-hop finally changing its attitude to mental health?

Lots of people use music to drown out the sadness - which is why it was hardly surprising when a study by Cambridge University, released earlier in the month, found rap music can help people tackling depression. The paper suggests that rap’s ra ...