all photos by Danielle Kline
Talib Kweli, Myself, Street Soldier Host Walter Smith, and Christian Rapper Yaves Ellis aka Street Pastor were panelists fielding the questions of 3rd to 5th graders about Race, Rap Lyrics, and the Media at Millenium Community School on May 9th.
It was an interesting experience to say the least. I got into rap partially because of how naughty Two Live Crew and NWA’s lyrics were. I was a 5th grader when I first heard “We Want Some Pussy”, but at the same time… You can’t tell kids in a school its ok…RIGHT?!
Keep reading, this is a long one.