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Topic for May 2, 09: "Has Hip Hop Lost Its Relevance"
Join us "Live in the Vocal Booth" with your BKS1 Radio Team; Storm Norm, Trish aka "Super Woman", Miss Kiya, Chill "Mr. Keep It Real and Life Coach James LeGrand.
Tonight's discussion: Has this once-forward-thinking genre lost is way in a maze of oversimplified production, dance steps, the glorification of the drug gameand the constant objectification of women? Can we still rally around Hip Hop's profound power which ignited a fresh wave of black activism that helped elect the first Black President, or will it drown in its commercialized muck and mire.How do we revive and refresh Hip Hop to its full potential, a genre that lets new ideas in, it's the genre that allows you to wail and sing, to create incredible beats, to use all the new electronic equipment to the fullest, and still bring the simple energy of the human voice.
Tonight's guests: Davina "Co-founder of the "Put the Guns Down" campaign, and author of "Darker Than Blue" Malik Gadsden. Special in studio guest, the Man pretty, omnipotent, pop culture critic cousin from around the way Abdul Majid.
Special musical guest: International Hip Hop star Eternia
Don't miss our new segment ASK James featuring James LeGrand Author of Amazon.com Best Seller "Evolve!"