Monday, August 17, 2015

Straight Outta Compton and the Impact of Niggas With Attitude

The biopic of the iconic gangster rap group NWA (Niggas With Attitude) premiered this week to much fanfare and success thanks to a great viral marketing campaign and a fond nostalgic look for early 90s rap music and Hip-Hop culture, though I am reluctant to consider anything NWA did socially in Hip-Hop a part of the culture. And after 20 years and the benefit of hindsight, theres only one conclusion one can draw from the impact of the group's existence...


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