Minnesota native on 'Ego Trip's (White) Rapper Show'
class=img_thumbleft> Premiering tonight on VH1 at 9:30 p.m. Central Time,Ego Trip's The (White) Rapper Show
is the kind of reality program that would sound terrible if it weren't created byEgo Trip
, the defunct and genius hip-hop mag whose editors are responsible for twoclassicbooks
and a couple previous VH1-aired bursts of radicalism and satire:TV's Illest Minority Moments
(re-airing Wednesday) andRace-o-Rama
. Upping the suspense, a native Minnesotan is in the mix: L.A.'sJus Rhyme
from Austin. Hosted by MC Serch of3rd Bass
, the series is described as follows by VH1: "Ten eager (white) rappers from across the country arrive in the South Bronx with nothing except their skills, heart, and dreams of winning $100,000. As they meet their new neighbors, will they be accused of infiltrating a 'hood that has been doing just fine without them? Meanwhile, back at Tha White House, the show's funky headquarters, John Brown finds himself in a heated encounter with Sullee, Persia... and Persia's dildo. After the dust settles (and, trust us, it's dusty in that crazy-ass crib), Serch enlightens one rapper by teaching a very heavy lesson." (Hat tip toAfroteck at DUNation
Here's aninterview with Jus Rhyme
in yesterday's Pi Press (thanks Amy!).
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