Fat Joe Joins Sexist Rap Lyric Debate
He tells MTV News, "I know that Don Imus did not disrespect those young ladies because of hip-hop music. I'm 99 per cent sure that he doesn't even listen to hip-hop like that. Everybody who's taking on hip-hop music are the same people who are just looking for a moment or window of opportunity. This is their moment to say, 'F**k hip-hop.' I don't know how a 60-year-old white dude has any relation to hip-hop music."
"What we need to know is there is freedom of speech; that's the biggest thing. My kids listen to hip-hop... they love gangsta rap. But they also do great in school. I'm a father and I take great pride in having a relationship with my kids.
They can listen to hip-hop and understand the difference between reality and
"Some of these parents, if they don't want their kids to listen to hip-hop, tell them to listen to gospel. Play some other kind of music. It ain't like anybody is forcing people to listen to hip-hop."
Imus was fired by CBS Radio bosses earlier this month after referring
to a university female basketball team as 'nappy-headed hos'.
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