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Melle Mel salutes Macklemore for reaching out to hip hop legends and says todays rappers don’t support or ever reach out.

Rap Pioneer Melle Mel Defends Macklemore’s ‘Downtown’

Hip Hop artist Macklemore  has been criticized over the song “Downtown,” which features rap legends Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz. The criticism has Melle Mel upset because he says the white rapper is the only one to reach out and work with the pioneers of the genre.

Does Melle Mel have a point ?

Look at todays rappers and the budgets to work with artist do any of these rappers today reach out to work with old school Hip hop legends. or use there lyrics for hooks. maybe feature them in a video.


LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30:  (L-R) Recording artists Kool Moe Dee, Macklemore and Grandmaster Caz perform on the Pepsi Stage, during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, at The Orpheum Theatre on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for MTV)



MULTIHOP.TV HIGHLIGHTS Macklemore and Ryan Lewis ‘Downtown’ feat. Kool Moe Dee, Grandmaster Caz & Melle Mel (video)

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis pay homage to the great hip-hop pioneers before them in the LOL-inducing, cinematic visual for “Downtown.” Kool Moe Dee, Grandmaster Caz, Eric Nally and Melle Mel join forces with the duo as they stroll and cruise through the streets of Spokane, Wash.
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