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Louder Than A Riot
Louder Than A Riot

Hip-hop emerged from the voices of the unheard. But freedom doesn't ring the same for everyone. Inside all corners of the culture,... more

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Watch the queen conquer: MC Lyte, Quay Dash, the cast of 'Rap Sh!t'

In the first nine episodes of our season, Louder has tackled the unwritten rules of rap. For the finale, we... more

01 Jun 2023 · 55 minutes
Like poppa, like son: Rodney Carmichael

For Louder host Rodney Carmichael, interrogating misogynoir in hip-hop means confronting some hard questions — as a man, and especially... more

25 May 2023 · 56 minutes
What doesn't kill you makes you a strong Black woman: Rico Nasty

Rico Nasty's music creates a haven for heavy emotions. And in a world that paints Black girls showing any emotion... more

18 May 2023 · 50 minutes
Stay in your lane, shawty: Saucy Santana

Saucy Santana is part of a new wave of queer artists pushing back against stale standards in hip-hop. Bolstered by... more

11 May 2023 · 45 minutes
Real n****s go hard (pause, no homo): iLoveMakonnen

How has hip-hop affected perceptions of Black masculinity? We unpack that question through the story of iLoveMakonnen, a rapper who... more

04 May 2023 · 55 minutes
If you see something, say nothing: Kim Osorio v. 'The Source'

In 2006, Kim Osorio, the editor-in-chief of The Source, sued the magazine and its owners for workplace sexual harassment. Nearly... more

27 Apr 2023 · 59 minutes
A Note on Episode 5

Louder was planning to drop a new episode this morning about a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and workplace discrimination at... more

13 Apr 2023 · 1 minute
It ain't trickin' if you got it: Trina, Trick Daddy and Latto

How did the "bad bitch" replace the "ride or die chick" in hip-hop? In this episode we talk to the... more

06 Apr 2023 · 57 minutes
Beauty is in the eye of the male gaze: DreamDoll, Doechii and Baby Tate

The male gaze looms over everything, but hip-hop is its favorite entertainment. Those under its watchful eye feel objectified or... more

30 Mar 2023 · 51 minutes
Baby girl, you're only funky as your last cut: MC Sha-Rock

Decades before hip-hop's current renaissance of women rappers, there was MC Sha-Rock. Despite her influence on future generations, her contribution... more

23 Mar 2023 · 46 minutes
Louder Than A Riot
Watch the queen conquer: MC Lyte, Quay Dash, the cast of 'Rap Sh!t'
Louder Than A Riot
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