Saturday, May 31, 2014

C. Delores Tucker, You Were Right. What You Predicted Has Come to Pass.

“How long will it continue to turn its back on the thousands of young people who are dying spiritually and physically due to the violence perpetuated in these recordings?” ― C. Delores Tucker 

In the mid-1990s, C. Delores Tucker was lambasted and harassed for her voice against Gangsta Rap music. Beneficiaries and fans of the insidious music genre attacked her in song and called her “narrow-minded,” an old thinker, as she stood alone in her campaign against lyrics that degraded the Black community and its people.

Today, we are living the outcome of what Ms. Tucker used her voice to speak out about and fight fiercely against.

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