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Rap and Hip Hop Resources: The Second Wave

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A few seminal articles give an overview of Second-Wave rap:

Title: Hip-hop Madness.
Author:
Allen, H
Publication Info.: Essence; Apr89, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p78, 6p, 1 bw

Title: The Group Run-D.M.C. Defends Rap Music.
Publication Info.:
New York Times; 9/19/1988, p19, 0p

Title: What's Behind the Rise of Rap?
Author: McKinney, R.E.
Publication Info.:  Ebony; January 1989, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p66, 4p, 1 color

Title: Rap Music, Despite Adult Fire, Broadens its Teen-Age Base
Author:  Palmer, R.
Publication Info.:  New York Times; 9/21/1986, p23, 0p

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