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Facing Off: Blackface, Minstrels and Hip Hop

Miles Marshall Lewis, Dazed & Confused, September 2007

In the year that Russell Simmons, Kurtis Blow and Eric B called for a clean-up of attitudes and language in hip hop, Miles Marshall Lewis, founder and editor of the Bronx Biannual, takes a look at the state of the game in modern America, in particular a controversial rapper known as Ace Boon Coon.

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