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Hip Hop and the Brokedown Contract (via Phillis Remastered)
This is thanks to one of my favorite blogs – Phillis Remastered! This really hit home for me, great read!
Recently, I was involved in an online discussion with three African American cultural scholars about hip hop artists Jay-Z and Kanye West and their latest collaborative CD, Watch the Throne. Since that discussion of a few weeks back, I’ve been increasingly bothered by what I see as the apologist stance of fans and hip hop scholars alike for the misogyny, rampant materialism, and apolitical nature in most of commercial hip hop music; this apologi … Read More