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Sometimes it's good to see things in perspective. The little man in this video (Lil' Jojo from Nigeria doing his 'Mama oyoyo') was not even born at the time people first started saying hip hop is dead, so why should he care? Lesson learnt: the new generation may see things differently, but they have inherited a culture that they will mould into something new.

As for kid rappers: nothing new under the sun. Back in 1980, a Brother D recorded How we gonna make the black nation rise with his hand picked selection of toddler emcees from the community center (or were they grown-ups sounding immature?) going by the name of 'The Collective Effort'. What's even more fascinating than the composition of the group is the fact that this tune made history as the first conscious rap on vinyl.

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