Karen: As you talk about what we export, good and bad, we have to be real mindful about who controls the exportation of our culture. Whatever that means. Black culture is not n-words & b-words. That's not black culture. That was something fabricated in a lab and then put out.
Because when rap started it was all about what? Not just positivity, but even the message... KRS-1, Poor Righteous Teachers, Leaders of the New School, Public Enemy. We didn't get this gangsta rap naturally. But yet we cling to it.
We talk about Love and Hip-Hop and all of these others things, but people have capitalized. They made a lot of money off of not really having talent and anything but negativity. We over index in feeding the algorithms. We're telling the world, this is who we are and then we want to be mad and clutch our pearls, when they call us out of our names. So, let's be more intentional with what we put out.
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