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Sentences We Didn’t Finish

Sep 24, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 02 • By THE SCRAPBOOK
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‘It’s difficult to know what to ask a rapper. It’s not unlike the difficulty (I imagine) of being a rapper. Whatever you say must be considered from at least three angles, and it’s an awkward triangulation. In one corner you have your hard-core hip-hop heads; the type for whom .  .  . ” (Zadie Smith, New York Times, September 9).

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