According to scholars such as Dr. George G.M. James (Stolen Legacy), the theft of African culture dates back thousands of years when the Greeks stole their culture from Kemet (Egypt). In terms of Black music the late author Del Jones would argue we were mugged by “Culture Bandits.”
Also, White people have had a historical fascination with Black radicalism, especially during the Black Power Era, as discussed in Tom Wolfe’s book “Radical Chic and Mau Mauing the Flak Catchers,” about a fundraising meeting for the Black Panthers sponsored by Hollywood’s White “beautiful people.” So you can see why middle White America had a crush on “militant Black rap” in the early 90’s. The Final Call...
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