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Vikki Tobak, author of the book ‘Contact High: A Visual History Of Hip-Hop’ talks hip-hop’s forgotten legacy in photographs and her new exhibition.
Hip-Hop artists have always waged war on conventional music – and each other. Braggadocio is always there, but it got out of control and ended in tragedy.
With the likes of DMX, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Nelly, and 2Pac all selling albums in their tens of millions, hip-hop around the early 1990s became a game changer.