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3 Perfect Rap Songs Shaped My Politics

Rap music is a complex art form with many hidden messages and mantras

In Flatbush, Brooklyn, you had to live by a code. Usually, when people say that, it means you could end up hurt if you violate. But that’s extreme. I think of a code of ethics more like a failsafe when life goes left. I’m not sure whether I was middle class or poor growing up…

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Andrew Ricketts

Andrew Ricketts

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I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.