Extreme situations call for extreme measures. So how can you teach your child to appreciate the type of rap which won’t brainwash them into thinking that sex, drugs, violence and partying is what life is all about? Here are 6 ways to indoctrinate.
While 2013 marked the first time in Billboard’s 55 year history that there were no black artists on the Hot 100 chart, this was a great year for us with Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, and Macklemore claiming the #1 spot on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart, proving that market demands are shifting.
After decades of watching Rap and R&B music suffocate itself under the tightening grip of narrow-minded content, the 2013 Billboard charts and 2014 Grammy Awards have proven that the Rap and R&B landscape seems to be taking a final fatal turn towards gentrification.
It took a 17 year-old girl from New Zealand to bring attention to a problem that’s been plaguing rap music for years while a 1000 rappers who have been trying to do the very same thing for the last two decades have been overlooked, silenced, and even mocked for being relics of a bygone Hip Hop era.
If I had a dollar for every artist I met who swears that their music is different than everybody else’s music, I’d already be retired. You cannot flat out copy everything from your favorite artist, down to gestures and mannerisms and have the audacity to say you’re original.