Now, as then, we find ourselves bound, first without, then within, by the nature of our categorizations.
All the fresh styles always start off
as a good lil’ hood thang;
look at blues, rock, jazz, rap . . .
By the time it reach Hollywood it’s over,
but it’s cool, we just keep it goin’ make new shit.
"The hip-hop generation," a tag typically rocked by Blacks and browns born after the Civil Rights and Black Power movements, certainly