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Chris

Chris lives in Austin, TX, where he once shook Willie Nelson's hand.

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  1. Avatar greginak
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    I nominate “Who will be Rap’s First Billionaire?” for an honorary White Persons Problem Award.Report

    • Avatar Chris in reply to greginak
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      Dude, look at the Tyrese and Dre celebration video, and you will see that it’s something people care about. Everyone was talking about it today.Report

    • Avatar Chris in reply to greginak
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      To follow up, there was a time, an extended time, a recent time, even black artists were screwed out of money left and right. I talked to someone who was in the business back then, tonight, and he said, quite emotionally, that he never thought he’d see this day.Report

      • Avatar greginak in reply to Chris
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        The music industry screwed every artist out of money. That was pretty much their business model. It wouldn’t surprise me if blacks had it even worse so on that front good for them. But after the first few hundred million dollars i stop counting.Report

      • Avatar Chris in reply to Chris
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        Certainly the business screwed everyone. And I don’t mean to imply that you should care. But for fans, it’s kinda awesome.Report

    • Avatar Mike Schilling in reply to greginak
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      Certainly, if you were asked “Which magazine is most likely to measure a cultural phenomenon entirely in dollars”, your first answer would be Forbes. It’s porn for people who get more excited by money than sex.Report

  2. Avatar Saul DeGraw
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    I am not a huge hip-hop or rap fan (surprise surprise) but this was good news.Report

  3. Avatar James Hanley
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    It may not be strictly true. But he’s definitely in the 1%, so I guess we all have to start hating him now.Report

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