One would surmise the continued disappointment we receive from our “faves” would make us realize the Hollywood fishbowl in which we search for heroes is more like a cesspool.
Hip-Hop started as an outlet for oppressed youth in low income neighborhoods and served as a reflection of our communities.
Cole Cash credits artistic originality to his success. “Everyone is doing the same shit. How is it someone like me with almost no connections broke in?
Dame worked hard for everything he earned, but with his nearsightedness and arrogance it could be argued that he worked just as hard to alienate himself from the industry he was once apart of.
Aside from insulting Barack Obama and demonizing Islam, bashing Hip-Hop is one of the mainstream media’s favorite pastimes.
He singlehandedly represents so much of what is wrong with the current state of Blackness, but he also puts a mirror up at us and the industry in the process.