While many intelligent people love hip hop, they don’t always have a clue what’s going on. Here are some resources that might be useful in understanding the nuances of hip hop:
- Hear a lyric you didn’t quite understand? Look it up on Rap Genius
- Love rap music, but find that it’s just not quite nerdy enough? Check out these Epic Rap Battles of History
- Want to fully immerse yourself in hip hop culture? Spend some time perusing BET
- Keep hearing the same slang terms being used and don’t know the meanings? Look them up with Urban Dictionary
- Feel like you’re always a step behind reading news about your favorite rappers in The New York Times? Stay up to date with XXL Mag
- Everyone’s talking about a new mixtape but you can’t find it on iTunes? First of all, learn what a mixtape is, then use DatPiff to download it.
Did you find these resources helpful? Are there other areas you still don’t quite understand? Let us know.