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Chicago’s gun violence has been a topic of widespread discussion for a long time. With a city that has produced so many hip-hop greats, you can’t open your mouth and say just anything about it without answering for it. DJ Akademiks is not from Chicago, and he has been known to say controversial things about Chi town from time to time.

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As the host of “Everyday Struggle,” Akademiks has taken many opportunities to say things that haven’t landed right for some people, including Chicago rapper Vic Mensa, who made sure to check him when he was a guest on the show.  Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from the Hip-Hop Spot on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”

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