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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

True Skool: Block Party Displays Hip-Hop in Its Most Pure and Honest Form


Source : LifeAfterHate.Org
Author :  DaRaven

Hip-Hop has become an almost universal language in popular culture of today. It has become not only a cultural but also a corporate superpower influencing the values, mentalities, and lives of all people who may listen to a rapper, or take part in a break dance battle. You can’t turn anywhere nor go anywhere without Hip-Hop and Rap’s seemingly hypnotic influence. Of course in our society, we have constantly seen Rap and Hip-Hop come under fire for its stereotypes, violent images, misogyny, and accused lawlessness that seems to overshadow Hip-Hop’s intentional and original goal of being a voice for a people. As most radio stations and even people pass me every day, you can hear those very subjects and images being blasted out of their cars reinforced by such rap artists as Lil Wayne, Drake, and Big Sean. It leaves many critics of the culture to pose the question, “Is this what Hip-Hop stands for?” In truth it’s an unfair question, and more daunting is the same critic’s hesitation to see all facets of a culture once as obscure as it is now popular.
But can Hip-Hop regain its original title of being a social force for impoverished people and a highlight of good times and brighter days ahead? How can Hip-Hop elude the negative criticisms that have plagued the musical genre since the early 90’s and beyond? If you were in......Read the rest of this article HERE

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