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The Hip-Hop Advocate: Curated stories of hip-hop innovation, inspiration & insight [09/17/17]

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Peace and love. Back with another edition of The Hip-Hop Advocate, our curated newsletter showcasing
 
September 17 · Issue #3 · View online
The Hip-Hop Advocate Newsletter
Peace and love. Back with another edition of The Hip-Hop Advocate, our curated newsletter showcasing notable stories of innovation, inspiration and insight in hip-hop music and culture. This week, interesting stories about business, politics and hip-hop overseas, plus a couple of solid commentary pieces and interviews with artists doing noteworthy work. 
Hope you enjoy these roundups, and if you come across any stories you think we should share, or just want to say hi: info@hiphopadvocacy.org. Thanks!
Manny Faces, Founder & Exec. Director, The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy

STRICTLY BUSINESS
Thanks, Internet Outrage! Now Dapper Dan and Gucci Are Buds - The New York Times
Kendrick Lamar and Anthony 'Top Dawg' Tiffith on How They Built Hip-Hop's Greatest Indie Label | Billboard Cover | Billboard
How Rappers Are Embracing Internet Subcultures to Attract Huge Crossover Followings | PigeonsandPlanes
How Trap Karaoke Went From a Party to Partnerships With HBO, LeBron, and 2 Chainz | Complex
Rihanna Fenty Puma & Other Sneaker Collaborations: The New Mixtape? | Billboard
A BETTER TOMORROW
Rapper runs for city councilman-at-large in Newark | New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
WE THE PEOPLE
Meet Donwill, the Indie Hip-Hop Star Cultivating His Own Space in Comedy - Splitsider
“My Lane is Life Music”: A Candid Conversation with Rapsody | DJBooth
BEEN AROUND THE WORLD
For China, a Summer Of Breakout And Lively Hip-Hop
Is the world ready for Chinese hip hop? - BBC News
BACK IN THE DAY WHEN I WAS YOUNG
1982 Determined What Hip-Hop Would Become | Complex
Hip Hop Began Bronx, Mar 24 2017 | Video | C-SPAN.org
GOODBYE
A Tribe Called Quest play their last ever show at Bestival 2017
The Making and Unmaking of Iggy Azalea
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