I love good hip hop.
Cue the existential crisis where I struggle to come to terms with my own privilege and the fact that not everything in the world is made just for me.
Once in a while, I find myself waxing on — as it were — to my son about vinyl.
Well, they’re actually pretty adept at defending themselves, but hell, I thought I’d try to help balance out the hate a little bit.
It’s kind of a race thing. And kind of a socio-economical thing. And a change thing, too — the Recording Academy is scared of change.
We could talk for days about the white appropriation of black music and of black cultural forms, but that conversation would get us literally nowhere.
2. Because let’s face it: 90% of Macklemore’s demographic are 12-year-old white girls from the suburbs.
“Labels been wanting to sign a kid like an affidavit.” – Kool A.D.
We can all be nice and say that every guy has his type. And some of you may be right. But let’s face it. When it comes to girlfriends, there’s nothing like one that loves Hip Hop.
Drake is bitter, but he’s also anxious and, in light of his success, wary of peoples’ motives.