"The South Got Something to Say": Atlanta's Dirty South and the Southernization of Hip-Hop America

@article{Grem2006TheSG,
  title={"The South Got Something to Say": Atlanta's Dirty South and the Southernization of Hip-Hop America},
  author={Darren Elliott Grem},
  journal={Southern Cultures},
  year={2006},
  volume={12},
  pages={55 - 73}
}
  • D. Grem
  • Published 18 October 2006
  • History
  • Southern Cultures
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