On Background  ·   August 22, 2013

When hip-hop meets politics

- On Background's Nia-Malika Henderson is kickin' it old school to commemorate the 40th anniversary of hip-hop. The Post's Clinton Yates, Lester Spence of Johns Hopkins University and Erik Nielson of the University of Richmond join us to look at how the genre has often been a tool for political engagement and sometimes a source of political controversy. ()

- On Background's Nia-Malika Henderson is kickin' it old school to commemorate the 40th anniversary of hip-hop. The Post's Clinton Yates, Lester Spence of Johns Hopkins University and Erik Nielson of the University of Richmond join us to look at how the genre has often been a tool for political engagement and sometimes a source of political controversy. ()

When hip-hop meets politics (21:51)

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