The storm of controversy surrounding the racist and degrading remarks of Don Imus towards the girl's basketball team at Rutgers University seems to have created a backlash against hip-hop culture. Rappers who happen to be young, black and male are again subjects of the recurring issue of violent and misogynistic lyrics. After all, if referring to black women as "hoe's" is taboo for Imus, why should rap artists get away clean.
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