My man Edward Shelton crafted this editorial for DaSouth.com that deals with some of the issues of this past year.
What are you thoughts?
One thing that 2009 taught us is that no rapper or label is untouchable. When you hear the names Tonex, Ambassador, and Da’ T.R.U.T.H. unfortunately the negative comes to mind before the positive. The issue these men have brought to the forefront is the fact that, overall, the current systems of accountability and, more importantly, pastoral care ministry may be poorly executed within their industry. With so much riding on not just the strength of one’s music, but the character one presents, pastoral care for the artist is essential.Click here to read it in full.