A hip-hop state of mind.

  title={A hip-hop state of mind.},
  author={Akeem Sule and Becky Inkster},
  journal={The lancet. Psychiatry},
  volume={1 7},
The global popularity of hip-hop has transformed the culture from the inner-city streets of New York City (NY, USA) into a multibillion-dollar industry within about 40 years. Hip-hop music is a worldwide platform for self-expression and unification. It has a unique capability to translate across cultures, languages, and socioeconomic boundaries. Hip-hop first emerged during the early 1970s out of the politically forsaken and socially neglected South Bronx area, New York. Toxic environmental… CONTINUE READING