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Geto Boys & Rick Rubin: Spin’s 1990 Feature, ‘Censorship Isn’t Def American’

How the Geto Boys (Bushwick Bill, Scarface and Willie D) captured Rick Rubin's otherwise waning interest in rap in 1990.
Frank Owen / June 9, 2019

Hanging Tough: Our April 1990 Interview with N.W.A.

This piece originally appeared in the April 1990 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 30th anniversary of NWA's landmark 1988 album Straight Outta Compton, we're republishing it here.
Frank Owen / August 8, 2018

Public Enemy: The 1990 ‘Fear of a Black Planet’ Interview

[This article was originally published in the March 1990 issue of SPIN. To coincide with the 25th anniversary of Fear of a Black Planet, we’re repromoting this…
Frank Owen / April 10, 2015