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Recommended Reading: The role of hip-hop in 'Luke Cage'

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Billy Steele
Billy Steele|October 1, 2016 12:30 PM

The Unexpected Hip-Hop
Crossover in New Netflix
Series 'Luke Cage'

Adelle Platon,
Billboard

Based on the trailers Netflix released ahead of this week's Luke Cage debut, you might've guessed that hip-hop plays a big role in the new series. Thanks to Billboard, we have a full rundown of the score, cameos and background on the director for some added information ahead of the upcoming binge session.

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Recommended Reading: The role of hip-hop in 'Luke Cage'