Thursday, 28 June 2012

The Hip-Hop Debate - My two-pence worth.

I don't really do newsy posts. I'm too slow at writing for one thing.

Here's an already too-late attempt...

Tuesday at the Barbican.
Fascinating, funny but mostly frustrating.
A very effective viral campaign by Google for google+.
Race, Class and Gender. But not enough investigation.
A US event in the UK?
Where were the young speakers?

We could take a certain tabloid and point to racism, sexism and homophobia. We should. But we know better than to use that as a claim that journalism is a bad thing.

Hip-Hop is a dialogue. Discussing the state of Hip-Hop has always been part of Hip-Hop.

Who is getting amplified? Who are you amplifying?

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