The Method to the Madness of Nicki Minaj
Autobiography plays a huge role in hip-hop music. MCs rap about their abilities, their street cred and their rags-to-riches stories. They name-drop friends. They stoke feuds with enemies. They take their share of liberties with the literal truth. But they remain, without question, the central characters in the dramas.
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