Hip Hop's Battles
Saturday, October 15, 2005
Angry battles of words — or beefs — have kept rap fans intrigued from the early days of hip-hop to this year’s conflict between The Game and 50-Cent. Three writers and fans explain how the beefs got started: William Eric Perkins in Philadelphia, Tricia Rose in Santa Cruz, and Adam Mansbach in Berkeley. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.