Times are apparently pretty good in Charlton, Mass., a small town in south central Massachusetts where a roving band of rappers is scaring kids. Charlton is more of a country music kind of town.
The public response split the community.
I hope they catch these monsters! They need to be stopped before it gets out of hand. They challenged them to a freestyle rap battle? What’s next, a dance off? I can’t imagine what it’s like to be a parent in Charlton right now, knowing that at any moment someone might expose their child to phat beats and ill rhymes….
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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