Thursday February 7th, 2013
Hip Hop: A Free-Market History (The Freeman)
Hip hop is not just music. Itís a culture. It includes dance, apparel, perfumes, jewelry, cinema, radio, television, books, magazines, and even beverages. That is, there are very few trades that hip hop hasnít touched. And while hip hopís lifeblood may be the complex grouping of rhythms, beats, vocals, tones, and lyrics, it was abetted at every stage by the free market.