Originally Posted by ChildrenofSodom
Rap, hip-hop, and general 'black' music was originally developed from African chants and slave songs that had two purposes: convey a message and history through lyrics, and keep the spirits up with music. ITs sole mission is to deliver a message. The beats are more commercial, but are so far off from what is actually on the radio.
I can respect that, but I think since the majority of my listening is so far removed from that style of music I might just have a hard time "getting it". Nothing against Tech, he could still mangle any other MC in a rap battle, I just wasn't too keen on the new one.