Chrisette Michele Denounces Hip-Hop, Rick Ross' Actions

After the "Soul Train Awards," Rick Ross didn't win and apparently caused enough ruckus. Such a ruckus it was, Chrisette Michele wrote a blog devoted to Hip-Hop and her collaborator Ross. The blog entry is below. Award Show :

If this is the way hip hop is then I denounce it.

This is not about ego. This is about what I can bring to the world. My life is for the people. I live to give.

It’s my desire to bring life and freedom light and love everywhere I go. Upward mobility in the brown skinned community.

Who stands off at an award show because they don’t win? An award is

winning at being as “stuck in a category” as possible. Congratulations

to all the trophy holders who won at being the most like every one else.

I could have sworn hip hop was on the come up. But apparently rapping

is about venting, bashing, chauvinistic pigging, and EGO. Not cool.

Don’t LET me start rapping. (album in stores november 30th)

They say…I’m ecclectic. I’m underrated. I’m different. Well If I win

an award it’s because I paved a way. Every award I’ve won was new in

it’s category. You know why? Because I’m amazing at being my damn self.

Grammy - best alternative R&B song

Centric award - Soul Approved


Have u even heard of those categories?

Nope. But guess what? You ain’t never seen another me. And u never will.

No ego here. Why? Because it’s none needed. My award is waking up every

morning and CAKING off of what I believe in by the grace of God.

LET FREEDOM REIGN - in stores NOVEMBER 30th. Go pick that up.

Maybe I’ll call my 4th album “winners : just like every body else” maybe not.

I pray with every song I sing Im singing from the bottom of my heart.

If all we want is an award for telling our truths, then we really have

no true reason. This isn’t a competition. This is a stage for self

expression and I’m grateful for the opportunity to live on it. I’d sing

even if nobody sang along.

-from the bottom of my disappointed heart. Hip Hop… Man up. I wanted

to be supportive but I can’t understand you. I believed in you… But

apparently you’re so high you can’t even see what the world needs.

Is all hip hop like that? Absolutely not! But some of it certainly

is. Let me spit a few bars. I’m not that kinda hip hop. I rep hip hop

too. But not that kinda ego trippin foolery.

Chrisette Michele - the girl on that Aston Martin Music record…

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