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.