Q-Tip to Iggy Azalea: Blacks & Latinos "Weren't Acknowledged in Mainstream American Culture”

Q-Tip to Iggy Azalea: “Black and Latino lives weren't acknowledged in mainstream American culture”
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Iggy Azalea continues to be on the tips of the tongues of a lot of hip-hop fans, artists and experts. First Azealia Banks and now legendary MC, Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest. Over the weekend he took to Twitter to school the young Australian on hip-hop history, racism, and white privilege.

Here are a few of his tweets:

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@IGGYAZALEA Hip-Hop is a artistic and socio-political movement/culture that sprang from the disparate ghettos of NY,” he tweeted. “[hip-hop] was a neighborhood thing really. Black and Latino kids were carving out their space and it became infectious."

He continued, "Believe it or not young black n Latino lives specifically weren't acknowledged in mainstream American culture. @IGGYAZALEA this is not a chastisement this is not admonishment at ALL this is just one artist reaching to another”

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