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Articles tagged "hip hop"


Culture  •  November 24, 2016  •  by Oliver Burnley

Laces Out! – More Than Just A Shopping Trip

Coming from Kent, I have always felt that my credentials in the trainer department could never match up to any Scouser’s. I was even felt there was a far-fetched possibility of being refused entry to, Laces Out!, purely on the basis of my footwear. Plumping for a pair of red-and-blue Adidas LA Trainers, I set off for…


The Arbiter  •  March 15, 2014  •  by Rhys Esco Evergreen Lockhart

The Hip Hocrisy

From the revolutionary beginnings of the highly politicised Public Enemy to the more image led RnB style artists of recent times, hip hop has led its listeners on a journey that has changed the face of modern culture as we know it. However the genre in its current form seems a million miles away from the rebellious street poetry that was once…


The Arbiter  •  October 19, 2013  •  by Stephen Delahunty

Jay-Z’s Scant Font Appropriation

Jay-Z is one of the most successful hip hop artists of all time, turned entrepreneur his business empire stretches out across the music, retail and sports industry’s with less subtly than America’s foreign policy over the last fifty years. Brash, ruthless and expansion without impunity. I imagine his success extends far beyond the dreams of a young…