Presumably if they had chosen a rapper, he'd have written something suitable for the occasion. The best of them are poets.Anyone can respond. Please, don't bother to say it's just a terrible idea and no rapper could have done it properly. If that's your objection, it's noted in advance. This is a serious question addressed to readers who think there is someone who could have done it brilliantly. Don't just give names. Provide links and make arguments. Project what sort of lyrics would have been written for the occasion.
January 22, 2009
Amba lays down the challenge — to Crack Emcee. The question is which rapper could have filled the poetry slot at the inauguration.