I'm not a bad boy - I'm a writer.
When race is featured on shows like this, one of the agendas is to create racial tension. If the world moves too easily, it's not good TV. What this show seems to be doing is taking an important subject and trivializing it.
By battling Eminem, they end up battling the whole family he's down with - 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Lloyd Banks - the biggest people in the game.
I think this is, in part, a reflection of where hip-hop comes from, and what it is, ... Hip Hop America.
and other books on black popular culture. ''The working-class black guy listens to hip-hop. Women, it's the same thing. Despite all the things that are said, working-class girls don't seem to be as put off by those aspects of hip-hop as people say they should be.
That feeling that something could jump off at any second was actually part of the attraction.