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Hip Hop: Trials and Errors

Kodwo Eshun, The Wire, March 1994

Three of Hip Hop's major stars — Snoop Doggy Dogg, 2 Pac and Flavor Flav — are preparing to face various charges of attempted murder and sexual assault. What will their defences be and how will the world media report on the trials? Kodwo Eshun provides an armchair guide to rap in the dock.

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