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Hip Hop Legend The RZA Discusses Buddhism on Shambhala Sun Blog

rza-hip-hop-buddhism.jpgby Ethan Nichtern

From the “Never-Thought-I’d-See-The-Day” Department, Hip Hop Legend and Wu Tang Clan charter member, The RZA, was interviewed about Buddhism, Right Speech and the Heart Sutra for the Shambhala Sun blog by my good friend Rod Meade Sperry. Check it out, it’s a beautiful thing.

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posted October 30, 2009 at 1:51 pm

he did indeed.

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posted November 2, 2009 at 4:56 am

I just want to note that rap and hip-hop used to have many forms, and many forms which did not include violence and boasting about sexual conquests.
Business decisions were made that the sex and violence sold better…thus suppressing the many other forms. Those included very mellow things (like PM Dawn), progressive things, spiritual things (like Arrested Development), socially conscious things and more. If what the musicians were producing were allowed to make the market, the rap and hip-hop filled with sex and violence would only be a small percentage of the total.

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