Sabtu, 14 Mei 2011

Obama Invites Rapper Common to White House

UNITED STATES - Barack Obama Invites Rapper Common. Obama Invites Rapper Common to White House. A controversial free event, a night of poetry at the White House to be had. But instead of a literary festival turned into a mini-series about the lyrics of rapper invited to perform.

Michelle Obama invited a selection of poets and other writers, one of a series highlighting American music and literature.

Right are angry said that the list of artists on Wednesday, The Rapper Common, whose lyrics they say, violence, especially a son Assta glorified. It is appealing a former Black Panther convicted of killing a police officer nearly 40 years ago.

Although common, real name Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., has been widely praised for its positive messages right in the song about Assata Shakur, convicted of the shooting was New Jersey in 1973 homed. She escaped from prison in 1979 and has since been in exile in Cuba.

Common wrote: "Your power and pride is well God bless your soul .."
"White House is well", said Jay Carney.

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Among them complain Sarah Palin, a potential Republican presidential candidate, and Karl Rove, a former assistant to George Bush. Rove described as a criminal Joint wrote sarcastically, while Palin: "Well, the White House."

New Jersey police have their members vote. "Young people who read, hear these things are always a very dangerous and deadly message," said David Jones, president of the State Troopers Fraternal Association Union, told NBC.

The White House spokesman, Jay Carney, was forced to accept the invitation to the common defense, saying the media presented a distorted picture of him and his work should be considered as a whole.

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"Think While the president is not the kind of song that raised here, some of the reports we distort what Mr. Lynn for more generally to do is to stir up controversy to support," said Carney.

He described it as a common "in the genre of Hip Hop and Rap, in what is known as a conscious rapper."

He added that it is possible for some who oppose what is common, while the rest value.

"One of the things that the president appreciates the work of Mr Lynn has done to children, mainly to try to focus on poetry as a part of the negative influences of life on the streets in opposition," said Carney.
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