Hip Hop on trial

VIDEO: HIP HOP ON TRIAL DEBATE – HIP HOP DOESN’T ENHANCE SOCIETY IT DEGRADES IT (LONDON)

Jesse Jackson, KRS-One, Q-Tip, Estelle, ?uestlove, P. J. O’Rourke, Jaron Lanier, and fourteen other rappers, poets, academics and pundits came together in London on 26 June to debate the motion, ‘Hip-Hop on Trial: Hip-Hop Doesn’t Enhance Society, It Degrades it’, chaired by the BBC’s Emily Maitlis, and moderated online by Jemima Khan. The debate was streamed live online last night but I couldn’t watch it because my computer is being a complete nightmare at the moment and just keeps crashing. I did []