Bling and Asses.
The Commercialization of Hip Hop. Hip Hop is Dead.
BET: a conversation (Cornel West, Nelly, Chuck D, Farai Chideya, Jeff Johnson, Nelson George, 50 Cent, Dr. Eric Michael Dyson)
Great series. Speak the truth…and no one will buy your music. That’s the logic. Talk about bling and asses. It’s the commercialization of hip hop, instead of artistic integrity. This video alone has 2970 comments as of time of writing.
“How can you maintain integrity vs. money?”
Tip Drill (count yerself lucky I don’t have the video, just the song):
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