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Hip Hoppers & Occupy -- Are We the Music We Have Been Waiting For?


There is something about the Occupy Movement -- and especially in its recent incarnation as "Occupy Sandy" -- that brings out the best in us. And the best in us is increasingly found in the music we call Hip Hop.

It is difficult not to be aware of the huge, upcoming concert for Hurricane Sandy to benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund that is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, at the Madison Square Garden and which will be broadcasted and tweeted widely (#121212concert).

It will feature a monster cast of The Stones, Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, The Who, Paul McCartney and Alicia Keys, ...