Kendrick Lamar: That’s That Rap Trend ‘I Don’t Like’


Who would’ve thought that a Mayer Hawthorne song would be a vehicle for darling rapper Kendrick Lamar to express something he doesn’t like? I suppose if it had to be a song by such an unexpected source, at least it was approriately titled. “Crime”, the source of Lamar’s dislike, appears on Hawthorne’s most recent effort, Where…

Opinion: The Biggest Flaw of Rap Is Its Irresponsibility


Introduction & Background Rap music is everywhere – it dominates the present generation.  Many young people of all ethnicities are united by the juggernaut that is rap.  Usually, unity is a sound thing, not stirring any controversy.  Rap’s unification, however, is undoubtedly divisive.  The past generation will be quick to say “artists used to sing…