Author: Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Hip-hop has had this history where the predecessor just is so harsh and not nice to the next coming generation that it creates this separation and this gap.
Because I express myself through the music, I want to be responsible in that expression and how it carries on well after I'm here. But that's just me.
But I could not imagine having a child and the child not having a relationship with music that opens up their mind and their imagination and teaches them things.