hip hop & captitalism

Underground Hip Hop and Capitalism

I’ve spent a long time thinking about underground hip hop and capitalism and in particular what my stance is when it comes the capitalism.  There seems to be this assumption in underground Hip Hop circles that money and capitalism has somehow killed off the life and soul of Hip Hop.  That the ‘Golden Age’ of Hip Hop will never be resurrected because of the desire for big money, in what is perceived a soulless and treacherous industry, where it is all about the dough and nothing to do with the music.  I’ve heard numerous people say, ‘It shouldn’t be about the money, it should just be about the music….’Continue reading

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