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ALICIA KEYS: BLENDER MAGAZINE MISREPRESENTED ‘GANGSTA RAP’ COMMENTS

R&B star Alicia Keys has issued a statement a formal statement surrounding controversial comments made in the May issue of Blender Magazine, which hit stands today (April 15). In the article, the Grammy Award winning said that “Gangsta rap was a ploy to convince black people to kill each other. ‘Gangsta rap didn‘t exist.” “I feel it is necessary to clarify the comments that were made during my recent Blender magazine interview since they have been misrepresented,” Keys stated. “Anyone who knows []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: ALICIA KEYS

Photograph: AP “‘Gangsta rap’ was a ploy to convince black people to kill each other. ‘Gangsta rap’ didn’t exist.” (Alicia discusses her theories on ‘gangsta rap’ in the May issue of Blender Magazine)