Homies in Verona, Gangstas in Elsinore

NEIL GENZLINGER New York Times News Service Published Jan 25, 2014 at 05:11PM
Handout via The New York Times In an undated handout image, the comedian Greg Edwards, as Sparky Sweets, Ph.D., summarizes Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray," on the website Thug-Notes.com. The site, whose motto is "Classical Literature. Original Gangster," is part of a growing trend where hip-hop sensibilities are applied to unexpected high-culture areas.
Handout via The New York Times In an undated handout image, the comedian Greg Edwards, as Sparky Sweets, Ph.D., summarizes Oscar Wilde's "To Kill A Mockingbird," on the website Thug-Notes.com.