Getting schooled through hip-hop

The provocative and high-powered music genre that turned 50 this year can be used to teach almost anything — if you first embrace its cultural relevance
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Talib Kweli - Get By

Mos Def - Oh No

Kendrick Lamar – DNA

Chance the Rapper – No Problem, Blessings

J Cole – Crooked smile, No Role Modelz

Nas – If I Ruled the World

Common – The Light, Glory

Fugees – Fu-Gee-La, Ready or Not

Drake - Thank Me Now

Rapper's Delight - The Sugar Hill Gang

Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show - Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent

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Sa-roc - Options

Mumu Fresh – Work

Flau’jae - Ooouuhhh

Shad – Keep Shining

Lacrae – Still in America

Lacrae – Deep End

Ray Wimley – Black Power Time

Ray Wimley - Woke

Joey Badass – Land of the Free

Joey Badass – Save the Children

Skepta ft. JME - That’s Not Me

Tobe Nwigwe – Fye Fye

Apache - Grandmaster Flash Mix

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