At one time, you had to sell a few kilos to be considered a credible rapper," she says. "But now it's like Drake and I are embracing the fact that we went to school, we love acting, we love theater, and that's OK ??? and it's especially good for the black community to know that's OK, that's embraced.
No matter what you may think about Hip-Hop, if you appreciate art of any kind, you should give this article a read. Rolling Stone takes a good look at one of the most interesting and relevant artists working.
Something very interesting is happening in Hip-Hop and since it's the dominant music genre (and really pop-culture force, period) that means something is happening in pop culture. See what one of the people making stuff happen has to say about it.