Narcissism in Hip-Hop, 2011: The Real Hater

With the exception of a few leaders of today’s hip-hop scene, we see narcissism still at an all time high. Why? Within the last couple of years, commercial hip-hop has subtly hidden the gang-bangers and ballers and brought forth the sincere truth-tellers, per Drake, per J Cole – Mind you, Soulja Boy may be at … Continue reading

Love and Hip-hop

As much as I like to say hip-hop was grown organically, since it’s commercialization the narcissism has been through-the-roof ridiculous; it’s all about me. Hip-hop was something communal. Community. Everybody. It’s not our fault we are divided. Some of us like Drake; some of us don’t like Drake. Some of us like The Grouch; some … Continue reading