posted on May, 9 2012 @ 02:41 AM
Here's a passage from that article (among others) that particularly stood out to me:
As the months passed, rap music had definitely changed direction. I was never a fan of it but even I could tell the difference. Rap acts that
talked about politics or harmless fun were quickly fading away as gangster rap started dominating the airwaves.
If this entire thing is true (which I'm on the fence about, naturally) then this could go MUCH deeper... beyond record company profits, on up the
hierarchy of corruption through the evil that is private prisons, up to the levels of government and ideology that may have engaged in furtherance of
COINTELPRO-esque programs to neutralize/dismantle/discredit/divide entire populations that were growing in political discontent but also political
POTENCY (and even militancy). Oppressors and tyrannical forces THROUGHOUT history have not been too fond of art/music that offends their claims to
Once again... I'm on the fence (as anyone should be about anonymous anecdotal evidence), but wouldn't be surprised at this at all.
Hopefully more comes out... unless it already has... I haven't read through this thread yet. Guess I'll go do that now!