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Why hip-hop must take its share of blame for spread of violence among teenagers

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 6 January 2003

DOES HIP-HOP glamorise gun culture? It depends who you ask. Guns have been part of the baggage of hip-hop since 1988, when Los Angeles's NWA released what was arguably the first gangsta-rap album, Straight Outta Compton.

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