Jesse Jackson’s Wall Street Economic Summit Looks At The Business Of Rap

Jesse Jackson’s Wall Street Economic Summit Looks At The Business Of Rap

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DJ’s, OG’s, attorneys, philanthropists and politicians were all represented Wednesday at the Wall Street Project Economic Summit’s panel on the business of hip-hop.

The two-hour session highlighted the contributions of DJ Kool Herc, Jay-Z, Diddy to hip hop and illustrated both the positive and negative aspects of the genre, which is on track to celebrate its 40th birthday on Aug. 11. It also addressed hip-hop’s commercial growth and consequences resulting from black people’s minimum involvement with the monetary demand

SOURCE: BET NEWS

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