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Whos to Blame White Rappers the Guests in the House of Hip HopWhite Rappers are guests to Hip Hop according to Rapper Lord Jamar who also claims that the culture is a black mans thing Only the white rappers who have proven themselves worthy to the struggle can come and kick their sht In some cases there are white rappers who have lived through the hardships that fuel Hip Hop however we also see a lot of white rappers like Iggy Azalea Riff Raff and V- Nasty whove appropriated the culture they use it as a gimmick to gain popularity and money rather then celebrate black culture But why is there such a problem with white rappers dont black rappers who have lived a hard life exploit Hip-Hop just as often Yes they do but the difference is that Hip-Hop culture belongs to blacks so in essence they can do whatever they like with it But the white people who are becoming Hip-Hop artists these days are stepping into a territory most of them have no clue about They arent Eminem White artists like Iggy Azalea and Miley Cyrus who appropriate Hip Hop culture and turn it into a gimmick are one reason I believe that Hip Hop isnt seen as black culture but something that can be manufacturedHip-Hop is the culture that was started in the hood comprised of graffiti break dancing and rap music that displayed an attitude of defiance Xie Osumare and Ibrahim 452 It was a way of life Today there is a divide between Hip-Hop and Rap two things that use to be a unit Hip-Hop is the authentic stories of life in inner cities rap is message-less music that talks about getting money and women Most of the artists that iTunes categorizes as Hip-Hop are nowhere close to what true Hip-Hop is Hip-Hop told stories of 16-year-old boys having to join
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