Tracking hip-hop’s ‘misogynoir,’ remembering Ryuichi Sakamoto

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In season two of Louder Than A Riot, Co-hosts Sidney Madden and Rodney Carmichael focus on rhyme and punishment, or the intersection between mass incarceration and hip-hop. Courtesy of NPR Music.

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