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Alicia Keys Calls Gangsta Rap a Ploy?

I don’t know if I can believe this but apparently Alicia Keys told Blender magazine that she thinks gangsta rap “was a ploy to convince black people to kill each other. ‘Gangsta rap’ didn’t exist.” Now, the marketing of gangsta rap is certainly a topic for debate and the methods and messaging employed are ripe … Continue reading Alicia Keys Calls Gangsta Rap a Ploy?