Homeboy Sandman is the hero Hip-Hop needs.

For two years now I've used my Music Rags column at the Martlet to further the cause of good, honest music and because I love it so much, I have placed a heavy emphasis on Hip-Hop music. A great Hip-Hop MC can, in their best moments, shed light on the truths of both self and the surrounding world, by opening up forgotten lingual chambers of the brain. Like all things, Hip-Hop is constantly changing, finding new guiding lights and few of those new leaders shine like New York's Homeboy Sandman. I tracked him down for a chat at the end of 2012 and I must say I felt (And still feel) incredibly blessed to get the chance to talk to and pick the brain of one of Hip-Hop's most important spokesmen.

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