• The Universal Hip Hop Museum explores hip hop as an art form | Microsoft In Culture
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    The Universal Hip Hop Museum explores hip hop as an art form | Microsoft In Culture

    [MUSIC]>>From the very beginning, hip hop has always been about expressing ourselves through music and rapping and poetry. [MUSIC]>>It’s amazing how hip hop hasn’t created anything, but it is reinventing everything. [MUSIC]>>One more time. How y’all feelin’ out here? Do you like what you see? Do you like what you see at the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop? [MUSIC]>>Hip hop has been around since 1973. Here in the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop, we get a chance to bring that back to life by showing the artifacts, the party flyers, the photos of where hip hop came from, in the South Bronx. Our mission is really to make sure that we can…

  • So Universal (Brooklyn) Challenge – Melek Ra’
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    So Universal (Brooklyn) Challenge – Melek Ra’

    I’m so universal. Indigenous blood. Yo, they call me Melek Ra’, but you can call me the Sun King, I shine bright, walk in the room, make everyone blink, my mind right, trauma free, that’s how I’m living, I ain’t trippin on my past, I’m living in my forgiveness; Uh! If you alive, bare witness, to the truth of the matter, no matter the consequences; constant battlin’, babbling where the fence is, building a wall, when it fall you defenseless; you put your guard down dog is you senseless; they got you stuck tryna ball from the benches, meanwhile I’m walking through the fog with no lenses, I see clear,…

  • Bill of Rights Rap – Smart Songs
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    Bill of Rights Rap – Smart Songs

    Well, the Constitution took days and nights But the writers still had to go look at it twice ‘Cause the states that reviewed it said: Here’s some advice… It should guarantee freedom, yeah that would be nice So the founders said alright and wrote the Bill of Rights Yup, the first ten amendments are the Bill of Rights Well, the Constitution took days and nights But the writers still had to go look at it twice ‘Cause the people reviewed it said: Here’s some advice… It should guarantee freedom, yeah that would be nice So the founders said alright and wrote the Bill of Rights Yup, the first ten amendments…