Are white artists really taking over rap and R&B or are we just acting like narrow-minded paranoids? Back in May, the Billboard Music Awards awarded Justin Timberlake as best R&B artist, Eminem as best rapper, Robin Thicke with best R&B song, and Macklemore for best rap song.
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Hip Hop has always been about strength, heroism and at times, dominance, whether it is the B-Boy/Girl who defies gravity while battling rivals, the graffiti artist who creates new dimensions through the magic of paint, the MC who defeats competitors with razor-sharp verbal darts or the beatboxer who manipulates sounds waves and frequencies.
It’s no secret that for decades, the entertainment industry has used sex to sell music, movies, TV shows, products, and even lifestyles. However, recent events point to something much more disturbing…and sinister.