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Using Rhymes to Prove Crimes: Obtaining Lyrics and Videos to Aid Prosecution

Using Rhymes to Prove Crimes: Obtaining Lyrics and Videos to Aid Prosecution

By: L. Kurt Wildman* …Whatcha do getcha head ready Instead of getting physically sweaty When I get mad, I put it down on a pad Give ya something that ya never had Controlling, fear of high rolling God bless your soul and keep living Never allowed, kicking it loud ...

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September 3rd, 2016

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Using Rhymes to Prove Crimes: Hip-Hop Lyrics As Evidence Against the Author in Criminal Prosecutions – Some Context

Using Rhymes to Prove Crimes: Hip-Hop Lyrics As Evidence Against the Author in Criminal Prosecutions – Some Context

By L. Kurt Wildman* Hip-hop lyrics are multi-dimensional. They can be pointed political speech attracting controversy with intramolecular force. For some, they are art for art’s sake; poetic licence made manifest. They can be an athletic exercise of verbal dexterity and ...

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October 20th, 2014

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You Can’t Stop the Truth: The Story of the Original Founding Members of the Sugarhill Gang

You Can’t Stop the Truth: The Story of the Original Founding Members of the Sugarhill Gang

By Francesca D’Amico When The Sugarhill Gang wrote and recorded “Rapper’s Delight” in 1979, little did they know that this single-take recording would serve as a template for establishing an audience and market for Hip Hop, and would also mark the beginning of their thirty ...

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July 24th, 2014

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