Has Hip-Hop Blended The Color Line?
Author Steve Stoute on his new book, “The Tanning of America.”
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- Date Oct 24, 2011
Author Steve Stoute on his new book, “The Tanning of America.”
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We go out to a transformational in America it's a it's a very serious time there was a time I talk about this in the book.
It was a time there was a kid -- -- -- -- Yankee like a heat -- Yankee hat backwards and people would Cuomo -- You know like some just a nasty words that aren't like that bright kid trying to be black and they would try to come -- with names and isn't just a kid who -- -- run DMC.
He grew up -- global Metallica -- gonna run DMC so.
He was going through this transformation but America was going to a transmission -- the exact same time trying to understand.
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How did this culture while while -- -- you would address like that why you.
Acting this way but it was the same thing coming out of the baby boomers generation tax -- -- -- -- there was like no we have sex and we small part to -- that we like that kind of stuff why you know.
You know so it is always going to be a level of -- tension we knew that generational shifts that take place I think we're going to one right now.
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There's because -- one back to how the record sound the records were great they made great sounding.
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A lot of them sounded good a lot of them actually sounded like noise -- -- got what they were writing it.
Was action poetic that you have to get through some of the beats and some of the noise.
Because it wasn't necessarily they didn't have the greatest equipment to produce great music.
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White culture became an important.
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And I speak about -- so anybody who's at home you have parents you parent you have kids you -- -- understand what caused them to see the world -- see the world look.
You and have a a better understanding -- how this culture gotten to their house and your house and why they see the world this way.
Please read the book I think it's a very important document.
It's a great history of -- -- I'll let us that's a it's a great history of music is a great history.
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