HIP HOP LEGEND EXPLAINS THE IMPORTANCE OF PRESERVING OUR CULTURE

Published and written by: Lamont Jack Pearley   “The Blues was Robert Johnson, and Eddie Son House…..Now it’s Eric Clapton” — Scarface   I find myself too often making disclaimers, or always saying, “I’m Not Being Divisive” when I’m talking about my heritage and the tradition…..the musical and cultural traditions of my people. I also find that when other musicians, historians or folklorists that are, like me…African American, Black…..express or explain about our traditions…they too are spewing disclaimers. I’ve never heard any other ethnicity have to do that, maybe they…

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