Black history is American history.
Originally Posted by JJ Watt
Originally Posted by johnnyderp
hip-hop culture ≠ black culture.
obviously african americans played a big part in the birth of hip hop, but so did whites and puerto ricans. and by hiphop i mean the culmination of the 4 main elements, bboying, graff, djing, and mcing.
kool herc & afrika bambaataa are pioneers of the hip hop game, but so are dudes like crazy legs and seen. Hip-hop is a culture of the urban youth. its not race specific.
Dudes about to be upset.
Can't even be upset. Dude just got flawed reasoning and/or an agenda. What he should be trying to say is hip hop culture is also apart of other cultures as well as black culture like Hispanic culture but instead he's trying to take another thing away from black culture with revisionist history and a skewed perception of events and key players involved by trying to say it belongs and is for everybody. The reasoning doesn't even jive with his urban youth angle once you start looking at the origins of other genres like Rock and where it is now.
Typical tactic. I've seen it plenty of times.