Every once and while there are some watershed moments that show us a picture of what's going on in our culture. The last one we had was when 50 Cent & Kanye West clashed. It wasn't a clash on a song or at the club, but this battle happened at the retailer spots where their music was available. That sales battle was a battle not necessarily of skill, talent or even marketing as much as it was a battle over the prevailing ideas of American culture.
New Hot 97.9 FM in Philadelphia lived up to its namesake recently, as the radio station’s Q-Deezy Show played host to a heated debate between rap star Meek Mill and Philadelphia Pastor Jomo K. Johnson.
The controversy surrounded Mill’s song, “Amen,” off his recent Dreamchasers 2 mixtape, with Johnson calling for a boycott of Mill’s music.
If you haven't heard the song, we don't encourage you to seek it out however we want to provide context and background for this article and will quote the hook on the song:
The wait is finally over! Reach Records recording artist KB has just released his long awaited debut album 'Weight & Glory' in stores everywhere. Only a couple hours since going live on iTunes and already KB has managed to land a #2 spot on iTunes' Hip Hop/Rap and #11 Overall charts. Help get 'Weight & Glory' in