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Following obama's election, views across the aisle started to shift as well in 2009, former republican national chairman michael steele tried to woo rap artists to the republican party oprah winfrey – who had previously denounced rap music – gave her first ever in-depth interview of a rapper when she. For the better part of the 21st century, mainstream rap music has dominated the airwaves wherever you'd go, it's likely that this version of radio friendly hip hop would be blaring on speakers in your supermarket, hair stylist's shop or even your doctor's office mainstream hip hop is almost unavoidable, and that's not the worst.
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