Numb the pain with the money: how hip-hop turned nihilistic | Curio

Numb the pain with the money: how hip-hop turned nihilistic

12 mins | May 18, 2018

The gaudy glint of gold chains and danceable, chart-topping tunes make it all too easy to miss the nihilist depths pervading the lyrics of some of the world’s top rappers. But Tirhakah Love, writing in The Guardian, takes a closer look at the word-play and the dark cultural shift that it reveals.

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From The Guardian