Are you a person who really enjoys rap music but might just enjoy it a little bit more if certain lyrics were a little less angry and misogynistic and a little more forward-thinking and polite? Well, Respectful Rappers has done just that by morphing degrading, negative lyrics into more positive versions.
Looks like Coolio is trading in his Gangsta's Paradise for an electric range. The 90s rapper has put 123 of his songs up for auction on Royalty Exchange to help fund his cookbook series Cooking With Coolio, the first of which was released back in 2009. He also plans to invest in an online cooking series, and if it is anything like his 2008 YouTube project, we can't wait to check it out.
The Huffington Post brings this painfully awkward supercut of politicians talking about "rap music" and a few even reciting the lyrics. Some of the highlights include Utah Senator Orrin Hatch reading the lyrics from "Hits From the Bong" by Cypress Hill, Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman breaking down the semantics of "slapping a h*" and Florida Representative Dean Cannon quoting the song "99 Problems" by Jay-Z.