Death of rapper prompts community to question ties between music and violence

Ongoing rap battles, rooted in gang rivalry, are fueling violence in Chicago

Topics: Chicago, Violence, rap, Gangs, hip-hop, rappers, ,

Death of rapper prompts community to question ties between music and violence (Credit: Screengrab of rapper Lil JoJo, who was shot and killed in Sept.)

Prachi Gupta
Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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