The Life As Shay Report:
The article heard around the world- Forbes labeled rapper, Iggy Azalea, as “Running Hip-Hip” and so conveniently included the fact that she is blonde, white and Australian—mmh interesting combination. Forbes If you want Iggy to run Hip-Hop you better contain that overarching assumption with some qualifications and limits. Introducing her hair color and race makes for a sweet mockery. We encountered a similar mishap of journalists attempting to reach into the Hip-Hop culture with little tact, and then having to retreat with the Kendrick Lamar/QC article issue. Read Here
People have alot to say about the article, and I would have to admit–it’s a great read, but the title was presumptuous and 100% out of line. Before you give your 2cent, read the article here–> http://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcintyre/2014/05/19/hip-hop-is-run-by-a-white-blonde-australian-blonde-woman/
Official Statement from Forbes below.
“UPDATE: The title of this article has been changed from its original version — “Hip Hop Is Run By A White, Blonde, Australian Woman” — because it did not accurately reflect the content of the piece. The author offers sincere apologies to anyone who was offended by it.”
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