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Paris “The Black Panther of Hip-Hop” Breaks Down Pop Culture and Rap + How it Screws with Society and Youth

Let’s see you try to pick one out of many of the gems dropped during this interview.

Sway referred to fellow West Coast rapper, Paris, as the Black Panther of Hip-Hop during his introduction and that’s the perfect title for him.

Paris touches on the issues he has with our government as well as his disappointment in the way Hip-Hop has evolved. Having multiple degrees in economics, he explains how school helped him remain independent and how to handle himself as a Black man in corporate America.

Paris’ Pistol Politics released on September 15th and if you haven’t already, make sure you check that out.




Icon of hip-hop culture and a pivotal part of the MTV News team, Sway has been a staple of the music-news arena for more than a decade. From giving Eminem, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac their very first radio airplay on his local show in the mid-’90s to providing television viewers with their first good look at some of today’s hottest celebrities in music, film, fashion and sports. Sway has been there for some of music and the world’s biggest moments.

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