Author: Lissa Townsend Rodgers

Lissa Townsend Rodgers moved from the Big Apple to Sin City over a decade ago and, like everyone else in town, wonders what she's still doing there. She is editor-at-large at Vegas Seven magazine but often freelances around like a common trollop. She preferred Las Vegas when it had neon rather than LED and New York City when it had subway tokens instead of Uber Black.
Rap 1988
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1988: Rap’s Golden Year

1988 showcased Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Eric B and Rakim, De La Soul in all their glory. So let’s revisit a time when the rhymes blasting out of boom-boxes were the keys to the culture.