Sooner than one realized it, this shadowy elite group that also controls the music and entertainment industry began discouraging positive musical messages, and went off the beaten track to encourage and glamourize slackness, prostitution, murders, stealing and theiving, drug peddling and the like. There has never been a stronger case made for self-hate, cultural destruction and decadence as has been made in the last 10 years thorugh the instrumentality of the sub-genre of rap music known as “gangsta rap”. Gangsta Rap was promoted to sub-urban pale skin children as a sort of fantasy excursion trip to the ghetto drug-land warfares. It was promoted to sugar brown children as the only way out of a criminally imposed state sponsored poverty…in other words, either do the drug peddling, do the thieving, do the shooting and become famous like 2live crew, 50cents, and Snoop Dog.

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