Hip-Hop Music = Crime?

In 2011 a petition was started to sway the focus of nightclub called Prime 6 which was slated to open in the affluent neighborhood of Park Slope Brooklyn. Lead by Jennifer McMillen, she stated “it’s not racist to equate hip-hop with an elevated crime rate versus other types of musical genres — it’s just a statistical fact that crime is more likely to occur among urban audiences than among audiences of other demographics.” She also mentioned that the Brooklyn Nets stadium would be around the corner selling Hennessy. Oh.

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