Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Ban this filth?

Something of interest to anyone who participated in the In The Dock debates on R'n'B and misogynistic hip-hop over on The Art Of Noise: Def Jam founder Russell Simmons has spoken out against the use of sexist and racist words in songs.

Whatever your views on the words themselves, it's quite unusual for someone within the industry to call for what amounts to the voluntary censorship of lyrics - especially when that person is responsible for the label which introduced the likes of Public Enemy, Run DMC and the Beastie Boys to the world...


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