This is an old paper, but as I was going through the vault, I thought let’s have it out there. You know, in the real world. It focuses on the copyright laws and specifically how they apply to Hip-Hop in theory and in practice through sampling. It also explores the division between culture and industry of Hip-Hop attempting to create a realistic image of what actually takes place when the artform is practiced. I was very lucky to interview some cool people also so read on.