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Is Hip Hop More Popular Than Rock? (DEHH Guest Video)

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Has rap music replaced rock in the cultural zeitgeist? Hip hop is everywhere and it doesn't seem to be slowing down in terms of popularity and influence. A polarizing genre known for it's controversial figures, it's hard to deny the impact hip hop has had in the cultures of the world. How has this happened? Will it continue? In this conversation, Feefo, Beezy, Kinge, and Myke discuss hip hop's rise to replace rock music as the new cultural zeitgeist. They get into some of the reasons why and discuss whether or not hip hop's rise in popularity will continue or fall off. What happened to rock music? Metal? That and much more is discussed in this new Dead End Hip Hop conversation.

STINKPIECE: The Media Obsession w/ Tyler, The Creator's Sexuality

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In the wake of Tyler, the Creator's new album Scum Fuck Flower Boy prematurely finding its way onto the Internet, several popular music/culture websites have seen it fit not only to publicize the leak, but to give early evaluations of the album's revelations about Tyler's sexuality. Today I'm reacting to one of MANY pieces published by Highsnobiety, probably the worst offender in this situation.