Hip-hop comes of age

Chioma Nnadi, style editor of New York-based music and fashion magazine the Fader, tells us how Brooklyn took over from the Bronx as the city's rap powerhouse and helped hip-hop style to become a major force in youth fashion.

Photos: John Francis Peters, Getty Images, Rex Features and AP.
Interview by Alexis Akwagyiram. Slideshow production by Emma Lynch

Music: Brooklyn Go Hard & Public Service Announcement by Jay-Z courtesy Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/Universal Music Group
Ten Crack Commandments by Notorious BIG - courtesy Bad Boy
Hip Hop by Dead Prez - courtesy Relativity Records

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