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posted by HankRearden

In reply to: Chuck D: Hip-hop is everywhere, but needs work »

November 28, 2012

[quote]The hip-hop that Chuck D remembers was "look out and love" music that preached "we shall overcome" and took direction from the civil rights movement.
Instead, he said, the entertainment industry turned hip-hop into a saggy-pant caricature of its former power.
“These images are perpetuated by the media,” he said.[/quote]

So the founder of a group named "Public Enemy" is concerned with the negative direction and image of today's "hip hop" music?

Really?

How much was this "elder statesman of rap" compensated for his "wisdom" and by whom?

Perhaps next year, Madonna will be invited to share frankly her concerns regarding the over-sexualization of the entertainment industry.

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