Los Angeles Review of Books: Respect Is Just a Minimum: On HBO Max’s “Rap Sh!t”

ON FEBRUARY 24, 1999, Lauryn Hill became the third—and, to date, last—Black woman to win an Album of the Year Grammy. From the Shrine Auditorium stage, Hill recognized the historical significance of her win by musing, as she held up her trophy: “This is crazy because this is hip-hop music!” Although the Recording Academy had […]

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