Originally Posted by Trichophyton-in-my-pants
a) No, if they are looking at it as an academic assignment, even just a school project, they need to get to the roots and order to the fusion not just say, "there are loads of rappers". We know ... OK, who did it first and where did it start?
b) Yes, I know, I specifically asked them if they want to widen it to 'Black' influences rather than 'Black American'.
But you are a cr*p head if you just come on and blurt "none". Why not help the poster and make an intelligent contribution rather than vomiting a broad insult?
Then ... there is this from 2000 which I assure you has not a bone of racism but is affection and 'self-parody'.