COLUMBIA — It is a windy Monday evening in Columbia. About 30 people have paid the $5 entry fee to Mad Real Mondays, a monthly hip-hop event at Mojo’s. The night features out-of-state acts, with Vast Aire headlining and opening artists including Mo Israel and Tyler Hobbes, who raps “love and peace, y’all, love and peace.”
Hip-hop struggles to gain respectability — and venues — in Columbia
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