But these rappers are using our urban youth by proxy to do these things, or at least to think about doing them. And let's not forget who the target audience is: inner-city youth! I don't see these rappers wearing boat crew uniforms, or cheerleading outfits, or Harvard colors, do you?
The Hip Hop movement was subverted in the early 70's.
Hit Hop and rap in general is no longer about struggle and oppression but dealing drugs and being a "gangsta".
Black rap/hip hop is now nothing more than a way to launder your drug money.
As is the porn industry in the U.S and elsewhere.
In defense of Eminem...he's the least offensive. In fact I've been laughing myself silly at his latest "Ass Like That".