The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place -- lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good -- so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? E-mail [email protected].
This Week's Rapper: C.I.T.Y.
This Week's Prompt: Okay, since you're "C.I.T.Y." and all,. list the six best rap songs that have a city in the song title. If you want, states can count too (i.e. "I'm From Texas," would be okay). Ready? Go.
C.I.T.Y.: My six:
6. NWA, "Straight Outta Compton"
C: This song is the best example of rebellion at its finest. It opened the door for a generation to express themselves in the truest form. It gives you the rawest vision of Compton, letting the listeners experience the mentality of Compton's youth at the time.
When everything was sugar-coated, NWA brought the light to the dark and altered not only West Coast hip-hop but hip-hop entirely.