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Hip-hop the most bankable cultural phenomenon

Hip-hop is more than just a genre of music. It is way beyond that. It is a very unique and therapeutic art form that allows the artist to have some sort of a carthasis.

Hip-hop is a culture , a way of living and very powerful movement especially for black people. It how we representing ourselves recreationally speaking.

Hip-hop gives us a platform to address issues that affect us as black people , it's a protest against socio economic issues , inequality and social Injustices faces by black people in the world.

Hip-hop started as a form of an outlet for angry black teens to vent and get rid of negative energy and vibes. It was their way of self expression and making music at the same time.

Decades later , Hip-hop has transcended into something paramount , it is now a culture for the black community and a way for many black people to represent black excellency.

In South Africa Hip-hop is expanding and growing into this massive cultural phenomenon. Mzansi is now the home of Hip-hop and the business side of things is making a lot of black talent opulent and recognizable in society.

The females in Mzansi 's Hip-hop are the ones whom l respect the most , being a rapper myself l can say that the future of Hip-hop in Mzansi is very bright and more is yet to come for we have dedicated and passionate Hip-hop artists ready to make a revolutionary change through the genre.

Though the genre started in the United States of America , we are managing to make it our own too , through creativity and opportunities that can open for the country through the preservation of the genre.

Examples of black excellency in Hip-hop are Jay-Z , Buster Rhymes , L.L Cool J , Snoop Dogg , Will Smith , Drake , Kendrick Lamar , J. Cole , Queen Latifah and Nicky Minaj.

These are formidable artists who serve as an inspiration to aspiring Hip-hop artists from across the globe , most importantly in Mzansi.

South Africa 's black excellency in Hip-hop 's examples are Casper Nyovest , the most successful Hip-hop artist in Mzansi to date , Internationally know Nasty C , AKA , Youngsta CPT , Nadia Nakai and Boity Thulo. 

These are successful and very talented artists in the South African Hip-hop landscape and l hope you have been inspired to continue chasing your dream through the black culture.

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