January 27, 2014

White man's fault hip hop lyrics are vulgar

So says Harry Belafonte while on -- you guessed it -- MSNBC:

“[T]hey’ve gotten distracted by the gold,” Belafonte said. “Wall Street that invested so much in the hip-hop culture gave it a lot of gold, a lot of cars, a lot of flavor and that flavor was abused. The lyrics became very anti-woman. They became very anti-black. They used language that constantly diminished us as a people and as a country."

*Sigh* Yet another example of the 'ol "soft bigotry of low expectations." In this case, young rappers were "seduced" by whitey Wall Streeters flappin' Benjamins around. Is there anything for which the white man is not to blame?

Posted by Hube at January 27, 2014 04:42 PM | TrackBack

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