'Back of the Class' Podcast: Saluting Hip-Hop's Bold Stand in the 2016 Election
Welcome to Episode 41 of Back of the Class, Fuse’s hip-hop and pop culture podcast. Every week, we—Juan Cadavid, Esteban Serrano and Zach Dionne—hit the latest in rap music, movies, TV, comics, sports and whatever's popping within the realms of our eclectic tastes. To close out, we tell you what records we'll be spinning over the weekend.
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This week, in the wake of Donald J. Trump's presidential election victory, we spend our time discussing hip-hop's unprecedented, omnipresent role in the 2016 campaign season. We touch on Chance the Rapper leading the youth, Jay Z doing a Hillary Clinton concert, Pusha T's strong involvement with the Democratic party, Killer Mike's relationship with Bernie Sanders, Nicki Minaj's primo Melania Trump shade and, of course, YG's "Fuck Donald Trump."
We also speak to Bay Area rapper Philthy Rich about Trump's victory at the 28-minute mark.
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