Space, Territorality and Hip Hop

Bookmarklets | MOVABLE TYPE Via oakland's urbanview "In rap music, geography is compulsively referenced. Jay Z is from Brooklyn; LL Cool J, Nas, and A Tribe Called Quest are from Queens; Snoop Dogg, Freestyle Fellowship, and Dilated Peoples are from Los Angeles. Too Short is from Oakland... (...) Oftentimes a geographical origin is established even before a rapper states his or her name."