Tim and the Tin Titan


(Anti-)Social Commentary
Anyone who sees such behavior as a path to a better future [...] should step back and ask himself just where, exactly, the civil rights–era blacks might have gone wrong in lacking a hip-hop revolution. They created the world of equality, striving, and success I live and thrive in.

Hip-hop creates nothing.

How Hip-Hop Holds Blacks Back by John H. McWhorter is an intersting (albeit lenghty) article on his opinions of hip-hop music. He contends that hip-hop is not only an empty art form but is actually harmful to those who take it seriously. And I would have to agree partially with him, it seems every single rap song or video I hear is about the rapper's money, his women or how good he is at rapping. The rap group N.W.A. says: “Life ain’t nothin’ but bitches and money.” Now, is that really a life motto?