Posted by fatlip, Fri Dec-01-00 11:36 AM
elvis did bring music that was percieved as threatening to mass culture....acheived celebrity and got paid and recognition as being great when there were many who paved the road before him (he didn't do much new)........
eminem same thing.....he is appropriating black culture for the masses. this is how eminem could be elvis. do you not see this? it doesn't matter whether he was skilled or not. elvis had a nice voice. eminem has nice skills. that's fine and fucking dandy, but it's still racism.
don't front. yeah, eminem writes his lyrics, but it's still appropriation.