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Nicki Minaj, Lil' Herb team up on 'Chi-raq,' shed light on Chicago violence
"Chi-raq" is a loaded word, isn't it? The term, made popular by the Chicago rap scene in 2012 (but most likely hit mainstream consciousness in Kanye West's "Black Skinhead") and the name of Nicki Minaj's newest track, is a byproduct of the nation's obsession with Chicago's ridiculously high number of homicides. The term generally produces two reactions: disgust and pride.
Ernest Wilkins @ernestwilkins
April 8, 2014