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10 Outrageous Urban Legends In Hip-Hop


The Secret Meeting To Destroy Rap Meeting

The Rumor: In 2012, a chain-mail letter purported to have been written by an unnamed music industry executive paints a picture of clandestine meeting in the early 1990s where a cabal of music industry executives conspired to destroy rap music by stripping away it’s political and social elements and replacing them with mindless violent and misogynist gangster rap.

The Truth: While the letter is almost assuredly faked, one does wonder when you consider the lack of politics in hip-hop music these days.

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