Happy belated Mother’s Day from R&R!

To celebrate the occasion, this week we present Kimeco Roberson — Allegra of Allegra Dolores — who spoke to us about 8Ball’s heartfelt ode,”This is Dedicated,” plus underrated gems from two of hip-hop great actors: ODB’s “Harlem World” and MF Doom’s “Potholderz.”

Check out the interview below:


About Rhymes & Reasons


Rhymes & Reasons talks to hip-hop heads the globe over about their lives through the lens of songs that matter to them. Conscious, gangster, underground, commercial, Midwest, Dirty South, and everything in between — everybody’s got a little story to tell. These in-depth interviews explore what the person finds meaningful in the music and how the music impacted their life, particularly the social issues that play a role in influencing who the person has become. Interviewing people from all walks of life, Rhymes & Reasons hopes to highlight the beauty in hip-hop as we come to understand the shared nature of our stories.


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