“It’s sad, because hip hop does not have the same impact today that it did when I was coming up,” Common said in an interview. “I think about my daughter and hip-hop has no real impact on her lifestyle. I remember wearing medallions and finding out about Farrakhan and that movement because Chuck D talked about it. Hip-Hop had a big relevance on life. When the corporations took over music, the music lost its soul. [read more here]
Another hip hop is dead comment? Nah man. Common is just expressing how he feels. Shouts to Rameer for the link.