SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Reuters) – One man was stabbed and rapper Dr. Dre was punched in the nose during a melee at the second annual Vibe Awards for hip-hop stars at a hangar at Santa Monica Airport on Monday night, police said.
A spokesman for Rap-Tat-Tat Studios, one of the rap industry’s more well known producers immediately released a statement: “this terrible display, along with the killings, knifings, beatings and threats, should not be taken out of context concerning rap music as a whole. There’ve only been about a dozen or so murders, probably only eighty or ninety knifings, while beatings only number in the low hundreds! As a whole these are a really classy group of folks. If you strip away all the foul language, the violence, the near-orgasmic worship of the bling, the complete lack of education and their inability to speak English even at gun-point you essentially have people who are brilliant at seperating mindless teens from their money! And isn’t that what America is ALL about?!”
Late word has it that Dr. Dre was attacked because he has been considering producing a group of “musicians”.
Pop music industry reporters and rappers alike scrambled for dictionaries to look up the word. Dre had been heard commenting earlier that evening that he found someone who could actually sing and some folks that could apparently “play” instruments. Conservatives in the industry voiced their anger at this. Unfortunately we are unable to quote them here. Most of the jargon being used was so new apparently many in the room were unable to decipher what was being said. Others asked who this D’ Cip Her was…Powered by Sidelines