Sunday, January 13, 2008

Outsideleft: And You Don't Stop...But Where To Go? - Sole and Lupe Fiasco

I for one am thankful for hip-hop even though I would not call myself a huge fan. I’m thankful that it somehow managed to make some imaginative yet commercially viable music, that it talks frankly about violence and sex and is a voice of the disenfranchised and serves, like every disenfranchised voice, as a model for cool for a bunch of hopelessly uncool white kids. Plenty of folks see it as the harbinger of cultural collapse; I say it’s made everything better – it’s even made its opponents work that much harder. Read more...

1 comment:

  1. I was listening to a little Lupe Fiasco at work on Friday. Interesting.