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Common Gets LUV While Nicki Minaj Votes Republican!

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On this week’s edition of Scottscope, the roundtable takes a look at Nicki Minaj’s recent endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.  Nicki claims she was just taking literary license, but many have already taken her comments to heart.  Should rappers be more careful during election time?  Should they be more mindful about what they say in general?  Should the public simply stop looking at entertainers as spokesmen and role models?  Does a Black rap artist have a right to vote republican?

Special guest panelist Square One will have a review of the new dramatic thriller LUV, starring Common.  Just what is this film about?  Does it signal a bold new direction for Black cinema, or is merely the same old thing served up in a different way?  Is Sheldon Candis a filmmaking force to be reckoned with?

The roundtable will also take a good look at the recent developments surrounding rapper Chief Keef.  Is Lupe Fiasco right about him?  Does he represent all that is ailing Hip-Hop in particular and the black community as a whole?  Should we be afraid of him?  If he is, in fact, connected to the death of Joseph 'Lil JoJo' Coleman, what does that say about the culture he represents? 

As always, Scottscope pushes boldly into new territory.  As long as we have the means, we will continue to podcast as no one has podcasted before.  No topic is too trivial, or too important, for us to tackle.  Be a part of our revolution.  It’s history in the making!