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The power of real hip-hop: Lowkey, Akala, Saul Williams

Watch this video on the power of hip-hop when it's not blinded by the bling-bling of American lights. Here's Lowkey on why he started rapping at age 12 in an American accent: "I did it because of this blind admiration that we are encouraged as young people to have for the American Empire." Akala adds how we "buy into a culture that doesn't really even exist, a fake representation of someone's suffering."

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