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Hip Hop Gets a Bad Rap

An informal discussion of the deeper meaning behind hip hop lyrics

In this Special Edition Podcast, Colorado Mesa University President John Marshall sat down with Texas Christian University's Dr. Frederick Gooding, Jr., aka Dr. G, for an open conversation about hip hop as a genre and its role in changing culture and shaping generations. Listen as Marshall and Gooding critically dissect JAY-Z's 99 Problems and Ice Cube's It Was A Good Day and how the two men upon closer inspection dive into the deeper meaning of the lyrics.

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