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Watch: Hip-Hop’s Fading “Über-Masculine” Bent? Jump Off TV UK Discusses

Watch: Hip-Hop's Fading "Über-Masculine" Bent? Jump Off TV UK Discusses

Meanwhile… across the pond…

The folks at Jump Off TV UK – the online urban sports/entertainment/lifestyle UK magazine I introduced on S&A a few weeks ago – just shared another edutaining discussion on their YouTube channel… this time examining masculinity in hip-hop, and whether 

Many of you will remember filmmaker Byron Hurt’s acclaimed feature documentary – Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes – which tackled the subject, exploring the pervasive issues of masculinity, sexism, violence and homophobia in hip-hop culture.

In the video below, our friends on the other side of the Atlantic share their own opinions on the matter, years later – specifically, in the 9-minute video, the group discusses…

– “Macho” Rappers vs “Soft” Rappers?

– Are Rappers becoming too sensitive/emotional?

– Is it only effeminate males who can relate to Drake’s music?

– Is Hip Hop forgetting about it’s male audience?

– How are Rappers successfully targeting female audience?

Included in the conversation are popular rappers of today like Drake, J.Cole, Ghostface Killah, 50 Cent, Lil B, Kanye West and more…

Watch below, and feel free to subscribe to the Jump TV UK YouTube channel HERE. I watch their video discussions weekly:

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