Can HipHop Shape Sociopolitical Consciousness?

Can HipHop shape political consciousness and social awareness? The studies say no, but my old Africa medallions say yes. Even if we accept that HipHop has that power, it damn sure doesn't seem as though it's being exerted today. Andre Cole (@andrecole) and Dr. Adolphus Belk (@abjrphd) join J (@HipHopTaliban) to take a look at the (alleged) power of HipHop to raise a generation of rebels.

 PE in full effect, BROTHAAAAAAAAA!

PE in full effect, BROTHAAAAAAAAA!

And they say you can't fight City Hall, but you can certainly use it to get a punk park employee in hot water!

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