8 Hip-Hop Songs That Diss Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus might be one of the most egregiously celebrated figures in history. Not only did he “discover” Caribbean islands that were already inhabited and rife with civilization, he also lead in the mass murdering of these native people and decimated their culture. Why do we celebrate this guy, again? In (dis)honor of Columbus Day, VIBE highlights eight rap lyrics that call out the infamous epic fail questionably celebrated every October. —John Kennedy

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