Microsoft's image site presents countless pages of clipart and other graphics, consisting of lots of western-themed images. Paradoxically, the proliferation of the mass-mediated Gangsta Image has actually begun to cultivate a much needed discourse within the Black community on concerns related to racial stereotypes, misogyny and violence - issues that pre-date Hip Hop and Gangsta Rappers.Right, I believed I'll begin my musical journey blog series with a category that has been on my mind recently-Hip-Hop.It wasn't too long ago that hip hop was created in the Bronx in the mid seventies. I know

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