The Art of Storytelling: A Hip Hop Time Capsule

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  • Biggie's Coogi Sweater
  • Run DMC
  • Flavor Flav
  • Flavor Flav
  • Lil Wayne's Skateboard
  • Jay-Z
  • ARMY HHA12 ArtOfStorytelling FbCover
  • Biggie, Jay-Z, Flavor Flav
  • "Rapper's Delight" 12-Inch
  • Boom Box
  • Illmatic cassette
  • Motorola 2-Way Pager
  • Grandmaster Flash's First Mixer

Aquemini (on CD)

OutKast created another flawless rap masterpiece in 1998 with their third album, Aquemini. It's a great example of another beautiful thing about hip hop: the way that people from all over the country, and the world — the South, in this case — have taken a fledgling subculture from the South Bronx and made it their own.

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