The popularity of Gangsta Rap absolutely soared.

from SR_thePangloss – #NewRules, New Slaves, and the Hip Hop Machine on Rap Genius

Meaning

Again, this is not a critique of Gangsta Rap, though it is completely uninspiring in its current form.

This is a critique of the system which allows corporate-bought thug personas to completely dominate the mainstream, watering down the culture.

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