Hip-Hop Makes It To Sadler’s Wells

“Hip-hop is widely misrepresented as a recent indulgence of loud-mouthed, flashily jewelled, gun-toting black gangsters, whose attitude to women, work and the law leave something to be desired. This is a great shame, because hip-hop is far more properly read as an life-affirming manifestation of the inborn human desire to make entertainment even in abject misery.”