Trailblazer Luther Campbell — higher often known as Uncle Luke from 2 Stay Crew — spoke out in regards to the lack of hip-hop 50 recognition fpr the state of Florida. In an Instagram put up shortly after Friday’s exceptional hip-hop 50 efficiency at Yankee Stadium, the artist sounded off on how the business treats Floridian hip-hop.
All through his assertion, Uncle Luke explains how the rap scene in Florida is misunderstood. “
This business has by no means thought of us hip-hop from the time I began hip-hop within the south.”
Campbell continues by discussing the quantity of disrespect that Florida hip-hop artists have obtained through the years, saying, “You’ll be able to solely think about the names they known as us. Nation booty music trash, music.” He then concludes by advocating for Floridian artists to obtain a good shake within the business, and persevering with to struggle till this occurs.
The overall response to Uncle Luke’s assertion was overwhelmingly optimistic, with each followers and fellow artists alike standing in solidarity with the rap pioneer. Hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg commented on the put up:
“I like and respect what you probably did for me and my hip hop journey uncle Luke on and off the mic… Respect O.G. can’t spell hip hop with out the south or the west.”
Famend hip-hop producer DJ Premier additionally spoke out and demonstrated his respect for Uncle Luke, saying, “Salute Uncle Luke and big Florida heritage of HIP HOP.”
August eighth, is called hip-hop’s fiftieth birthday. (Though that date is considerably disputed.) There was numerous celebrations all year long, with essentially the most notable being the seven hour epic at Yankee stadium, which featured everybody from Nas to Lil Wayne to Run-D.M.C.