Hip Hop in the Classroom Controversies

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  • Lil B
  • Nelly
  • Gucci Mane
  • Lil Wayne
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Ace Hood
  • Lupe Fiasco
  • Do or Die, Twista
  • Jeezy, Young Jeezy
  • T.I.
  • Macklemore

Nelly

Back in 2004, Spelman students decided to boycott a concert Nelly was scheduled to perform at at their school. The event was for a good cause — a bone marrow drive to help benefit his ailing sister — but that wasn't enough to dissuade those upset with his lyrics and videos. 

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