Philosophy and Hip-Hop: Ruminations on Postmodern Cultural

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For Hip Hop to improve we must also work together and get it back on the track it was designed for. Sure I don’t agree with most of the Nu-metal part, but hey, it’s a rant. It is easy to cherrypick the genre of rap because so many people have a problem with it, just like people had a problem with rock in its infancy, and say it is dying. In this generation, the culture must foster a politics. “The real question is this,” he writes. “Why should hip-hop generationers continue to participate in and support a multibillion-dollar industry if it fails to in any way address the critical problems facing our generation?” Well, we built it.

Pages: 196

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2014 edition (June 5, 2014)

ISBN: 1137429933

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