I Am Back!!!

What is going on people!!!  This is the first of what I hope will be many posts from me on my new blog.  The Mind of KLH will allow you to see…what no man has ever seen before….we can chat about current affairs too!  I’ll discuss music for it’s own sake, as it relates to other issues, and as a metaphor for life itself.  So I hope to hear from you all.  I want to know what you think, and more importantly what you see as solutions to problems that come up on this blog. Hip Hop and Rap music is now and has always been important to me.  I am a musician and I find it a very inspiring and at times cathartic form of expression.  But as much as I love Hip Hop, I hate it.  I hate it because it has degenerated into a violent, misogynistic, money hungry bully.  I once heard a female journalist compare Hip Hop to a family friend or brother who everyone loves but is always getting into trouble.  I think Hip Hop has to grow up, after all he’s over 25 years old.  Hip Hop has to be responsible because young kids emulate him.  Young kids aspire to be like him.  Like it or not Hip Hop is a role model, and role models have to be responsible. I understand that this music reflects the harsh realities of where most of these kids come from.  But, how about being glad for the success?  How about teaching young kids to avoid the mistakes made, rather than glorifying them?  To me it just...