30 Oct 2004 Usher and Budden: Violence Isn’t Art
Project 21’s Kimberley Jane Wilson is asking why rappers Usher and Joe Budden insist on advocating violence towards women and unborn children in their song lyrics. Says Kimberley:
Some may feel compelled to jump to Usher and Budden’s defense by saying the duo are just “keeping it real.” Has no one noticed that no celebrity ever seems to keep it real by doing or saying something positive?
Read the whole thing.
Addendum: Who Moved My Truth? has interesting observations about this issue.