is knowing Hip Hop HISTORY as simple as knowing what burough it originated in and stating a few names?
Grandmaster Flash, Kool Herc, Kurtis Blow, Sugarhill Gang, Run DMC, Whodini, ETC.
in other words, if you want to be considered a knowledgeable Hip Hop FAN or ARTIST, then ALL YOU GOTTA DO IS SAY THE SECRET WORD(s) – the PASSWORD – a few NAMES.
the more names you drop, the more “Hip Hop” you are.
same thing with Black History…just say a few names – the more, the better – and watch your credibility rise; almost instantaneously.
is that what Black historical Hip Hop culture and Black History been reduced to?
just a few NAMES, DATES, and LOCATIONS? (passwords?)