Is Hip-Hop Too Materialistic? 

Local emcees offer an alternative to Patrón wishes and Maybach dreams.

Let's face it: many rap songs celebrate, if not downright glorify, materialism. To signify baller status, you're encouraged to have a "Rollie" on your arm like Snoop Dogg, "cashmere thoughts" like Jay-Z, and "mustard & mayonnaise" like E-40. Otherwise, as Too $hort…

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