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The Striking Similarities Between These Rappers and Ancient Philosophers

The work and statements of some of our favorite MCs line up quite comfortably alongside philosophy’s greatest — and most notorious — minds

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Hip-hop is a lot of things, but the least discussed of all its facets is how it operates as a philosophy. I…

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