From Missy Elliot to RZA to Tupac, this article goes in-depth about why hip hop artists and fans connect with science fiction.
“The vast expanses of space, the fate of humans in a dystopian world, the ramifications of technology, the limits of the human body, the people trying to break them. These are the bread and butter of science fiction. But as much as people might see sci-fi as a niche genre, these themes are well utilized in worlds long ago, and far away. In fact, you’re just as likely to see them on the SyFy channel as you are on Fusion or BET.”