Let’s talk about putting yourself in harm’s way for the sake of your music.
In light of Atlanta rapper Bankroll Fresh’s recent murder — as well as others, such as Coke Boys’ Chinx Drugs — a rekindled focus has been placed back on the occupational hazards of being a rapper.
Far too often we picture crazed fans, rogue police detectives, and even other rappers as the only enemies to our beloved rap stars. But we forget about the elements. It’s no secret that boundless amounts of negative energy lend itself to the music (and perhaps even more so, the lifestyle), but only in these times of tragedy are we reminded how real rap music can get.
Of course I’m not blaming rap music for the countless murders and senseless acts of violence that seem to occur on its never-ending watch, I’m just saying.
Many rap artists, young and old, accomplished and failed, will be able to relate to this segment. Hit the clip below and let’s talk about putting yourself in harm’s way for the sake of your music.
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