Bl st lec 110107 • the most powerful minister form for US is rap music Lott on rap • is rap music black or is it something in btwn • lost control on representation of black culture • like blackface minstrelsy, the largest consumers of rap music are not black o 70% of sales of rap is to non-blacks Seagram’s • put together Universal Music • Canadian based organization o Warner Brothers music o Pres: Edgar Bronfman o Chief Executive: Lyor Cohen • Basically, all rap music is owned by white [French] company that started from Canadian company Seagram’s • New York Times: recording industries strictest sensor is itself [Neil Strauss, 8/1/2000] • Eminem: why did they make rappers remove discriminatory things for gays when
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2009 for the course BL ST 5 taught by Professor Robinsoncj during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.