The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Hip Hop Matters Listen 1 h 41 min Queue Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/29210/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend 6 segments hide show The News from Albany 20 min All Your COBRA Questions Answered 20 min Professional Partying 9 min Taking Hip Hop Seriously 26 min The Education of Ben Bernanke 13 min Senate Seat for Sale? 10 min Brown University professor Tricia Rose says arguments over hip hop music are important because they’re often stand-ins for conversations about race. She dissects the controversy in her new book, Hip Hop Wars. Also, office party etiquette.