December 17, 2014 Leave a comment
Originally posted on AllHipHop:
“Moses had to be of the Black race/cuz he spent 40 years in Pharaoh’s Place”
“Why Is That?” – Boogie Down Productions
The new movie, “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” has drawn a lot of heat because of the producer’s choice to, once again, select a white cast to portray the Egyptians and the Jews of the Old Testament. To make matters worst, media mogul, Rupert Murdoch further ticked people off when he tweeted the ludicrous question “since when are the Egyptians not white?” I guess if Murdoch decided to do a Hip Hop version of Exodus, the movie would star Macklemore as Ramesses the Great , Iggy Azalea as Nefertari and Eminem as Moses.
The question of the color of the ancient Egyptians and the original Jews has long been debated by scholars. Historically, white scientists have chosen to place a lily white civilization smack dab in the middle of…
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