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Chuck D finally

June 19, 2007

Chuck called in a week late and we only spoke for a few minutes. (FYI: Ron wrote the liner notes to the as yet unreleased PE record). I asked him to explain the term “conscious rap” for the audience, and to get a sense of what the term means to him. He talked about the artist being conscious of things outside of hip-hop culture, what had come before, specifically the political struggles faced by African Americans in previous decades. From his descriptions you get a sense that he does see “conscious rap” consisting of a particular mindset if not being a separate sub genre within rap music.

People in Memphis should find him at the Conscious Music conference later in the week.

5 Comments leave one →
  1. The-XFacta permalink
    July 6, 2007 8:02 am

    Chuck D is a hero to most!!!

  2. z2282 permalink
    November 1, 2007 7:57 pm

    hey can u help me with thise i dont knowe how to do anyhting on thise websight!

  3. z2282 permalink
    November 4, 2007 1:59 pm

    hey xfacta want to be my friend

  4. z2282 permalink
    November 8, 2007 10:39 pm

    ??///????????????????????????????????????????????? u there e facta i havent talked to u in three days?

  5. November 10, 2007 10:10 pm

    Mark give me a shout via email.

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