Featuring interviews with Tricia Rose, Kevin Powell, and artist Justin Bua, It Ain’t My Fault: Blame it on Hip-Hop explores issues of inter-generational conflict centered on hip-hop in politics and society. Words.Beats.Life is the first fully peer reviewed hip-hop studies journal, dedicated to advancing theory and practice in hip-hop scholarship. Published twice a year, the journal incorporates art, literature, and scholarly essay.

It Ain’t My Fault is richly illustrated by Aniekan Udofia. The issue is available direct from Words.Beats.Life.

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