Now I’m not saying this was all staged. I think this man is more than capable of murder and rape just like I think the Donald Trump is more than capable of running a business. My point here is that it was the marketing team that convinced you of this reality because it was the marketing team that pushed this reality down everyone’s throats, including law enforcement.
Ignorant people always ask me, “Why do you like rap music? It promotes gun violence and abusing women!” The truth is that I don’t blame Tekashi69 or his PR team. I blame the ignorant people who perpetuate this stereotype of rap music. On his breakfast club interview, Tekashi69 was asked why he says the N-word and his response was, “Who’s going to stop me?” I bet that angered a lot of black people watching the interview. I also bet it made Tekashi69 a ton of money through increased traffic. The reason why Tekashi69 is so provocative is because that is what his target audience wants to see. The reason why Donald Trump pretends to give a shit about poor white people is because that is what his target audience wants to see. The problem here is not the creator of the product or the advertising but the market itself. If everyone hated watermelons, then no one would sell watermelons. If only older people hated watermelons, then this would make watermelons cool for younger generations rebelling against their parents. Nothing happens by accident. Tekashi69 was not mad at the police for arresting him. He was mad at his team for doing their jobs too well and practically begging law enforcement to mount an investigation. The tragedy here is that rappers are forced to play these fake roles in order to succeed. By placing everyone into categorizes, we limit creativity and encourage more stupid shit. We need to think about what we are consuming even the things our fingers stop at and like mindlessly on social media because that is what our culture is becoming; Mindless.