October 30, 2014 Leave a comment
Originally posted on AllHipHop:
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I received a bunch of inbox messages this week with the familiar words, “Did you see this?” This is what people write to me on Facebook when they want me to know about some kind of ridiculous embarrassment, tragedy or symptom of dysfunctionality that occurs in the black community. On this day, I received the same message, with the same video, several times, with each person expressing the same outrage as the person before them.
The topic of conversation was the recent in-house performance that New York rapper Bobby Shmurda did in front of the executives at Epic Records. The audience, consisting mostly of white people with a few black ones sprinkled in-between, was given a private “audition” by Bobby as he spit his…
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