The Music Issue
I Met the Rappers Trying to Legitimize Hick-Hop and One of Them Licked Me
Country rap, also known as hick-hop, has been dismissed as cultural appropriation and musical abomination. One group of rappers is trying to change that.
Jelly Roll Battles Cocaine and Preconceptions in the Video for "California"
The Nashville rapper battles his vices and embraces traditional country themes in the video for the highlight from 'Sobriety Sucks.'
Scott D. Pierce
Gangstagrass is Good 'Ole Southern Hick Hop
Marrying beats, banjos, and bars, this Brooklyn act is pioneering "bang and twang."