Conscious Rap – Why it Matters

Conscious Rap – Why it Matters

Conscious rap is a sub-genre of hip-hop that focuses on creating awareness and imparting knowledge. Conscious rappers traditionally have decried violence, discrimination, and other ailments of society. Conscious rap is propelled by the conviction that radical social change comes through knowledge of self and personal discovery.

KRS One – Rapper, Activist

KRS One – Rapper, Activist

Lawrence Krisna Parker (born August 20, 1965), better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City, New York. KRS-One rose to prominence as part of the group Boogie Down Productions, which he formed with DJ Scott La...
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