From Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “Hip-hop’s Down Beat“:
Hip-hop now faces a generation that takes gangsta rap as just another mundane marker in the cultural scenery. “It’s collapsing because they can no longer fool the white kids,” says Nickels. “There’s only so much redundancy anyone can take.”
It takes them that long to realize that gangster rap is just music? Here is some more gangsta shit from Snoop Dogg and The Game.