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'The Gentrification Song' Is The Inner-City Blues America Deserves From Rap

"The city lost its soul and gained a lot of hipsters, but does that really make it better or a little weirder?" Bay Area rapper Gift of Gab asks in new video.
Gift of Gab, "The Gentrification Song" Source: Mark Austin Heim

When Biggie Smalls is nearly banished from Bed-Stuy, the writing is on the wall. An outside mural dedicated in 2015 to the deceased hip-hop icon and Brooklyn native Notorious B.I.G. barely avoided permanent removal last month after

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