Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Hip-Hop Republicans in Time Out New York

Hey folks HHR is being featured in this months popular NYC Magazine Time Out New York! Below is an interview Brandon Brice one of our contributors in Manhattan did with the magazine.

From Time Out NYC -

Two years ago, at a Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association dinner, Fox News captured an unlikely musical performance: Former deputy chief of staff Karl Rove went from suit-wearing political puppet master to suit-wearing political puppet master with an attitude. (The act mostly consisted of his growling “I’m MC Roooooove!” into a mike, his arms crossed awkwardly over his chest.)

Rove probably never blasted NWA’s “Fuck the Police” from a PA system a day in his life, but the Grand Ol’ Party’s values of economic gain, fiscal responsibility and individual ownership are in sync with mainstream hip-hop, as well as the ideals of Hip-Hop Republicans(, a networking group and blog founded by Richard Ivory. “Hip-hop has evolved,” says 25-year-old HHR political contributor Brandon Brice. “It’s not just about the music—it’s about the people who listen to it.”

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