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CNN: P. Frank Williams


‘Hip Hop Homicides’ didn’t intend to be timely


CNN — Van Lathan hopes a new TV series he’s hosting will start a dialog about hip hop artists who have died too young – even if it sparks criticism about perpetuating a long dated stereotype about a connection to violence and the genre.


“Everyone who gets the culture knows that hip hop is not just violence,” Lathan told CNN in a recent interview.


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