If we had people in REAL positions of power, we could dictate the direction and of hip hop and focus on the culture as well as the $.
The creators NOT owning the actual format and distribution. There are NO billionaires in hip hop, yet hip hop generates billions of dollars.
Popularity and mix tape recognition dont equal rich. There is a reasonable explanation for the state of hip hop right now and it stems from,
Hip hop was the voice of rebellion when punk rock/heavy metal turned into hair bands and ballad rock. Now we are staring down the same fate.
There is certainly a disconnect from the music I fell in love with that inspired me to create, to the regurgitated mess called hip hop now.
We need a hip hop Congress, that shapes and reforms things before we lose this gift we have created forever.
There is NO accountability/responsibility or knowledge left in Hip Hop.Its sad.Where is the diversity? Where is the talent? Where are you?
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