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During the Mission period, music was a common language that united people from all walks of life. Some of the greatest influences in California included European music, a religious experience that later morphed into a social celebration known as the fa...
The exhibition "Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop" explores how Islam played a vital role in politicizing Hip-Hop, and how it continues to shape the genre today.
NWA's "Straight Outta Compton" made gangsta rap an enduring genre, but the social critiques it once featured didn't fare as well.