Act white wit da mic: the language of white rappers in mainstream rap. By Eric Dinsmore 5/7/13 ENGL 604 DR. FIELD.
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Act white wit da mic: the language of white rappers in mainstream rap
“All these white kids wanna be black now. All these white boys – baseball caps, fuckin’ pants saggin’. The scary part is, they’re really in tune now, really holdin’ 40s. They’re playin’ a game they don’t understand.” -Erick Sermon, EpMd
Vinnie Paz of Jedi Mind Tricks. This “form of expression” is part of the white rapper ethos.
…and fall of
By the end of the 90s, something happened…
about whites “keepin’ it real.”
Gained fame after winning the “Blaze Battle” 2000
“You Shouldn’t Be Rappin’, You Should Be Skateboardin’ the X-Games”
“You'll neva, eva, brave the weatha, I'm too cleva”
-Afu Ra, “Big Acts, Little Acts” (2000)
Top White Rappers for 2012