HipHopping To Ubiquity

“Hip-hop is everywhere these days, dictating fashion and music, rewriting opera and hawking products from Sprite to Budweiser on TV. Even the Pillsbury Dough Boy tried rapping out a beat in a recent commercial. The mass media is now so full of hip-hop idioms like ‘stankin’ (which means good) and ‘mo betta’ (sex) and beeper codes like ‘1812’ (war) that the average Joe is having a real hard time, basically, getting jiggy wit it all.”