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Terroristic Threatening or Rap Music

Terroristic Threatening: can you be incarcerated for rap lyrics? Absolutely.

On March 12, 2015 KC and Tantra from the Power 104.3 morning show here in Honolulu called me up to ask this question. Like Tantra said, “That’s his first amendment! Of course he can say that […]

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Racist Misogynist Poster

Shaming as strategy

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So there is a new imaginary problem that people are complaining about on the Internet.  A summary of the complaint for context, but I really don’t want to engage in it. Understand, based on my calling in life I have no problem defending misguided people,

but what […]

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Body Count

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Here’s a story I choose to believe is true, about one of the original “Gangster Rappers” named Ice-T.  Now he is an actor on Law and Order:

Ice-T had a meeting with a record exec once. The exec said he wanted to hear a sample […]

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Acoustic honesty

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“But he wouldn’t stop and I ain’t Ice Cube
So I had to take the brother out for being rude.
And like I said before I was mad by then
It took three or four cops to pull me off of him
But that’s the […]

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