Bitty Thug Hip-Hop: Real Lies on Front Street
Chicago has been running the summer, putting out music that the whole nation can’t resist. Chief Keef’s “I Don’t Like” and Kanye West’s “Mercy” haven’t stop blasting from radio stations and concert venues. Keeping up with momentum, another Chi-town native draws viewers by the thousands to his video. The 13 years-old Lil Mouse throws “hella bands” in the club and embodies the illusions of Hip-Hop to the max.
Since the late 80’s/early 90’s, “gangsta rap” has concerned caregivers with its lack of distinction between art and real life. Rappers talking about guns and drugs have lead to more discussions intended keep the young minds aware of the fantasies/illusions that art inspire. However, Lil Mouse’s “Get Smoked” video trails along with almost 200,000 views and most of the publicity is critical. Folks are watching the Chicago teen and feel the need to ask really?