Not many people know this, but I'm a huge fan of hip-hop. Whether it's the smooth beats of Death Row Records' 90s G-Funk, or the sometimes jazzy Hieroglyphics, hip-hop is one of my favorite genres because of how meaningful the lyrics can be (see Public Enemy in particular).
Even gangster rap has a message hidden in all the cursing and general debauchery, whether it's anger, broken friendships, inequality, or a general look inside someone else's troubled psyche. In fact, pretty much all hip-hop has a message, which really resonated with me from a young age.
So what's Way of the Dogg's message? Don't buy it, G.... read more