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Media Questions Of The Week

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Why are some citizens criticizing Barack Obama’s response to Hurricane Katrina that took place in 2005 when he did not become president until 2009?

When will an artist come along and outdo Michael Jackson’s commercial accomplishment of five number one singles with the Bad album?

 

Is Yasiin Bey correct in his perception that there is too much disposable hip-hop putting a strain in the genre’s contemporary quality?

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Barack Obama Inducts Jay-Z Into The Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame

Jay-Z was the first rapper inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame tonight and Barack Obama gave the induction speech. The former president compared himself to Jay-Z and noted their similarities as successful men from humble starts who now have wives more popular than them. Jay-Z thanked all of the people that influenced him in hip-hop on his Twitter page.

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President Obama Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monae At The White House

Yesterday President Obama hosted Janelle Monae and Kendrick Lamar at the White House. Here is the president talking about the meaning of the 4th of July and then he sings “Happy Birthday” to his daughter Malia. Kendrick Lamar just performed on the Essence Festival stage Sunday night and this is his 20-minute set at the White House.

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Media Questions Of The Week

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Is ?uestlove correct when he says that pop needs more protest music?

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Do we need a movie about the Obamas’ love story or their presidency?

Is J.Cole right about whites appropriating Black music or should he have kept his feelings to himself because whites are huge hip-hop consumers?

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Media Questions Of The Week

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Why did it take 30 plus years for Prince to get his first number 1 Rock Album with Plectrumelectrum?

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Is Paul Krugman’s article in Rolling Stone right about Obama being “One of the most successful presidents in American history?”

Why didn’t the Ebola virus become a crisis until it entered the United States?

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