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Hip-Hop Artists In Rural Virginia Help Each Other Make Music And Spread The Word About It

In the U.S., rap and hip-hop are usually associated with big cities like New York, L.A., and Atlanta. But hip-hop artists exist all over, including in rural areas. Our Inside Appalachia Folkways reporter Nicole Musgrave spoke with a group of hip-hop artists in the coalfields of Wise County, Virginia who are bringing more public attention to the music they’re making, while supporting other up and coming artists.

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A Family Legacy Dedicated to Hip-Hop, Arts in Appalachia

This story is featured on an episode of Inside Appalachia, focused on hip-hop culture throughout the region. To listen to this episode and others,…

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K Flay - Mixing It Up

Channel surfing one night, I stumbled upon a video of a young woman performing on Carson Daley's Last Call. She was rapping and singing what appeared to…

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