Cam’ron and Mase’s Beef Reminds Us that Hip-Hop is Entertainment. Love the Music. Don’t Believe Everything You Hear.
Two past-their-prime rappers in Mase and Cam’ron engaged in an entertaining beef stemming from old wounds and an overdue bid for New York hip-hop superiority. While nice while it lasted, it served as a reminder that hip-hop is an entertainment art-form that should be regarded as such.
We discuss how the beef displays our tendency to consume hip-hop as if it were reality. Also, how that can be a dangerous habit when it comes to maintaining a proper perspective on life; especially if you are trying to make it in the rap game. For more of my commentary on rap music and hip-hop culture, check out my posts Group-Think: The Overrated Eminem Cypher and Drake’s “100” Verse: Hip-Hop Values and False-Truths.
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