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The Music of South Central L.A. Plays the Same, From Death Row to Bompton

Courtney Smith examines the resurgence of gangsta rap and its subtle differences and striking similarities to its hey day in the 90s, discovering the music reflects an unfortunately stagnant environment of violence and gang activity.

05/01/2014

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GRAMMY Gourmet: Kendrick Lamar & Compton Eats

As Kendrick Lamar’s stunning ‘good kid, m.A.A.d. city’ battles for GRAMMY Album of the Year, we take a look at the culinary touchstones the Compton-born rapper brings to his music.

01/22/2014

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