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African American & Jewish relations in Hip Hop

The recent release of FBI files on Tupac Shakur took me by surprise. Although there are numerous examples of how Jewish mobsters have been affiliated with the record industry, it was strange to read how Tupac & Eazy E were alleged to have received various threats of extortion from the Jewish Defense League before their deaths.

It’s important to examine the relationship between African Americans & Jewish people within hip hop.