Sunday, December 21, 2014

Q-Tip Ignites Insightful Conversation About Hip-Hop's Roots With Iggy Azalea

Q-Tip Iggy AzaleaBryan Bedder / Daniel Boczarski, Getty Images

It seems that everyone has an opinion about Iggy Azalea who has been criticized by a number of people, particularly Azealia Banks, for her misappropriation of hip-hop culture. Q-Tip took to Twitter on Saturday (Dec. 20) to teach folks and Azalea a lesson in hip-hop history.

First, the veteran rhyme-slinger addressed the media and bloggers on what hip-hop culture represents.

Afterward, Q-Tip then addressed Iggy, specifically, on her responsibility to hip-hop culture. His comments were supportive and informative unlike Banks’ acidic tweets of late. The Aussie rhymer has yet to respond to Q-Tip’s missive. He wrote:

The full stream of Q-Tip’s tweets can be found here.

What do you think of Q-Tip’s informative tweets? Did it help enlightened or dampened the conversation regarding Iggy Azalea’s place in hip-hop? Tell us in the comments below.

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