Hip Hop Hypocrisy: When Lies Sound Like the Truth

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iUniverse, 2006 - Social Science - 436 pages
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Hip Hop is a multi-billion dollar global industry, and commercialized gangsta rap has claimed its phat share. Coach Powell exposes the hoax and dirty tricks some in the industry use to seduce our children out of their money, their values, and their minds.

Read "Hip Hop Hypocrisy" to discover the disturbing answers to these questions:
What 15 social-historical behaviors do gangsta rappers and the KKK share?
What seductive technique is used by both gangsta rappers and pedophiles to tease, titillate, and psychologically trap children?
Could lyrical misogyny be a symptom of gender-bending and Prolonged Adolescent Syndrome?
Why do gangsta rappers get more air time than socially conscious rappers?
What satanic themes lurk behind Christian symbolism?
Have "nigga," "bitch," and "pimp" been flipped to mean something positive?
What 10 marketing commandments must gangsta rappers follow?
How do some lyrics and music videos promote drug addiction, violence, misogyny, and bling consumerism/materialism?
What is gangsta rap saying to the world about the African American community?

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Former U.S. Representative, Reverend Floyd Flake is the senior pastor of the 10,000-member Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church in Queens, New York. Under his direction the church has grown to include expansive commercial and residential development, a private school, and various commercial and social service enterprises that have made it one of the nation's most productive religious and urban development institutions. Because of this success, Allen A.M.E. is a national paradigm of church and non-profit efficiency and is the second largest African-American employer in New York City. In addition to his role at Allen A.M.E., Reverend Flake is also a Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, an influential columnist for the New York Post, and a board member for the FannieMae Foundation.

Donna Marie Williams is the author of Black-Eyed Peas for the Soul and Sister Feel Good. She lives in Naperville, Illinois.

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