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Chinaka Hodge: Dated Emcees

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Chinaka Hodge came of age along with hip-hop—and its influence became impossible to separate from her personal interactions. Her second poetry collection, Dated Emcees, a collection of 25 poems, examines Hodge’s love life through the lens of hip-hop’s best known orators, characters, archetypes and songs, creating a new and inventive narrative about the music that … Continued


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