Straight Outta Scotland: A True Story of Fakery, Money and Betrayal in the Music Industry - Gavin Bain Reviews
Description:ISBN 1847396526 / Genre: Music / Stage / Screen / Author: Gavin Bain / Paperback / 288 Pages / Book is published 2011-04-28 by Simon & ... more
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Hip hop is not really my kind of music. Even when it started to break into the mainstream in the late 80s I tended to only really like the safer, more soulful take on it, finding the Beastie Boys to be boring, never mind their desperation to outrage Fleet Street which just made me roll my eyes, having seen it all before with the likes of the Sex Pistols. Of course these days it's entirely mainstream but by and large it's an American thing. Eminem works not because he's white but because he's white and American - and he has a story to tell. There are regional variations of hip hop - French hip hop is really popular in the French speaking world but to my mind - ... Read the complete review