There's nothing like an school rapper. I'm talking back in the day before the bling. Apparently rap legend Chuck D laid it down old school style in a recent forum on the state of hip hop. Be sure to read the entire article before you start trippin' off his choice of words. Peace and I'm out.
Chuck's Still Fighting
You gotta love Chuck D, a true original and a genuine badass. Even when he's wrong, you nod your head and throw up a fist. Chuck took part in a hip-hop summit at the University of South Florida last night: "Perspectives of Hip Hop in Today's Society," a rather wonky title for a decidedly hot-button event. I'm not that crazy about the story I filed on deadline -- it's pretty stiff -- but I've provided it below nonetheless. There's definitely more to be said about hip-hop perpetuating the very stereotypes it claims it hates.
Anyway, at the very least, I can clarify here what Chuck D said about Viacom media mogul Sumner Redstone, puppetmaster of MTV and BET: "I wanna whup that cracker's ass!" Again, god bless Chuck D.[Continue reading…]