At a recent press conference Wednesday, May 16, both 50 Cent and T.I were asked or somewhat drilled about the criticism and call for censorship of Hip-Hop Lyrics following the Don Imus controversy.
As recently reported, a group of Hip-Hop leaders and politicians such as Russell Simmons, Al Sharpton, and the NAACP have all urged the music industry to censor the words “b---h,” “ho” and the “n---a” from radio and hip-hop albums.
Following this controversy, some rappers have given in to the demand, such as the case with No Limit Records’ founder, and father of Lil Romeo, Master P, who recently denounced explicit lyrics, as recently reported.
Well, at the recent press conference, when 50 Cent was asked would he voluntarily remove offensive lyrics from his music, the rapper took offense and responded, “Are you familiar with politics? Are you familiar with the President’s No. 2 man? You’re familiar with him resigning based on him using, maybe what we’d call a dating service? Maybe he’s hanging out with h--s that we mention in the music.”
50 Cent continued with