How Hip-Hop Humanizes Struggle Through Hunger

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“I wanted Trap Muzik to make people care about drug dealers and see us as human beings.” — T.I., interview with Noisey

Everybody’s gotta eat. Hunger is the common denominator of humanity, and the pursuit to fill your plate is the common denominator of hip-hop. We all want to survive, thrive, and do right by the people who rely on us, but access to survival has always been limited…