Although rap started out mainly as party music, it evolved and took on other forms. Unfortunately, the more popular rap music became with White audiences, the more limited the lyrics became. Young Black and Latino male rappers increasingly rhymed about stereotypical themes of sexual prowess, drug use, and criminality. Rap lyrics digressed from party time [...]
This discussion is one part of a series of discussions continuously occurring with my college brothers. Please enjoy the discussion and add your comments. MarcQus: Solstar to your earlier point; I posted this on facebook two weeks ago from one of the books I am reading. When popular culture enthusiastically embraces and romanticizes the gangsta-thug, [...]
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About one month two little girls and their father created a video titled “Open Letter to Lil Wayne.” The video went viral. The music video questions Lil Wayne and his use of certain words. NewsOne interviewed the family about the video. I have posted the interview and music video. Please share your thoughts. Here is [...]
Rev. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson breaks down his interpretation of hip-hop music with Matt Lauer.
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