The Push and Pull of Hip-Hop

  title={The Push and Pull of Hip-Hop},
  author={Erin Trapp},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={1482 - 1495}
  • E. Trapp
  • Published 1 July 2005
  • Art
  • American Behavioral Scientist
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