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Acting as both investigative journalist and irreverent critic, Ben Westhoff journeys across the southern United States in a small Hyundai to document the phenomenon of southern hip-hop. The exclusive interviews with the genre's prominent players take many forms--watching rappers make it rain in a Houston strip club, partying with The 2 Live Crew's Luke Campbell, visiting t ...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Chicago Review Press
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Ben Westhoff is a former staff writer for St. Louis' Riverfront Times.

His work has also appeared in Creative Loafing, Pitchfork, Spin, and the Village Voice.

Dirty South: OutKast, Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy, and the Southern Rappers Who Reinvented Hip-Hop is his second novel, which will be released in May 2011. His first novel was New York Citys Best Dive Bars. "

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