The Forum "HIPHOP: Why the bad Rap?
Conversations Book Club, in association with its literary partners, is pleased to present the thought-provoking panel discussion "HIPHOP: Why the bad Rap?" This will be held on Thursday, May 29, 2008 beginning at 6p.m. CST at the Richard Wright Library (515 W. McDowell Road) in Jackson, MS.
Moderated by book club President Cyrus A. Webb, the public is invited as the following topics are discussed:
What REALLY is Hiphop?
Is there a difference in Hiphop the music versus Hiphop the culture?
Does hiphop's use of the "N" word and the "B" word contribute to its image?
Hiphop's portrayal of women: Helpful or hurtful?
Panelists include rapper Trill of C. O. D. Records, rapper G-Money of Off Da Chain Entertainment, rapper/poet/talk show host Berlinda White, Anthony Williams and Christopher Hackney of www.nwordisout.com, E of Causin' Drama Entertainment, Twa of David Banner's B.I.G. Face Entertainment, Jack Squad (seen above), Jackson Avocate Newspaper Asst. Editor Deanna Tisdale and Bestselling authors Dynah Zale (DRAMA IN THE CHURCH and HEAVEN SENT) and Voncele Savage (A LETTER TO MY SISTERS).
Admission is free to the discussion, and light refreshments compliments of Conversations Book Club & the Richard Wright Library will be served.
For more information, call the library 601.372.1621 or book club member Martin Perkins at 601.376.5215. Cyrus A. Webb can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.