What Murdoch Did for Hip-Hop

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Fox News has, over the years, taken its shots at hip-hop — most recently in the person of Common. But in fact, the virus of hip-hop has long infected the network from the top down. Given the current conflict embroiling Fox News' parent company, this seems like a really good time to remember that James Murdoch, heir apparent to the Empire, is responsible for some of the best hip-hop music of our time.

Read Ta-Nehisi Coates' entire blog post at the Atlantic.


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