One of the first requirements of anyone seeking to criticize the state of hip-hop is that they should have some appreciation for it. They should understand the history of the music, it’s influences, how the genre has evolved, and different streams of self-expression that occur within this particular artform. This was my first concern when watching a debate that took place in London between a series of experts, all of whom seeking to put hip-hop on trial.
Whenever you start your diatribe with the words “As I tell my white friends,” we know that you’re probably going to degrade black people and engage in some kind of explicit or implicit promotion of the everlasting oasis of white supremacy. The conclusion is usually “White people – good, clean and perfect. Black people – bad, dirty and irreparably flawed….except, of course, those black people who’ve learned to think like white people. Those negroes are OK.” ..........................SOURCE: yourblackworld.net read more