As Always, Hip-Hop Will Get Us Through This Political Chaos

From Lil Baby to Megan Thee Stallion, rap has defined the activism — and uncertainty — of the Trump era

Hanif Abdurraqib
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Noname performing at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark, 2017. Photo: PYMCA/Getty Images

It is 2020, and the patience of the people has worn thin. This is true on many fronts, including in our growing ambivalence toward the idea of celebrity. Popular culture will never be entirely…

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