Friday, August 03, 2007

Rappers Cleaning Up Lyrics Post-Imus

From the AP:

"Four months after outrage over Imus' sexist and racial comments led to intense scrutiny of rap's negative imagery, and as the genre's sales continue to plummet, some artists are publicly abandoning offensive language.

The platinum-seller
Chamillionaire recently announced that his new album, "Ultimate Victory," would be cuss- and N-word free. Numerous lesser-known rappers are promoting themselves as alternatives to misogynistic gangsta rap. The handlers behind 17-year-old sensation Sean Kingston are touting him as PG-rated. And the veteran gangsta Master P also declared that he would make clean music.

Read the rest of the article here.

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