Oprah Vs Rappers: Who Ya Got?
A new hip-hop feud is brewing. Names are being named and gauntlets are being tossed. Rappers across the nation have been observed to be testing their armor and sharpening their broadswords for they face the ultimate enemy: She Who Tells Middle Class Women What To Think. Yes, gentle readers. The fourth horseman of the apocalypse just rode past. Bolt your windows and lock your doors. A few brave and well-diapered souls have actually dared speak against Oprah Winfrey. ‘People’ magazine has the details: “Voices keep growing louder to complain that Oprah Winfrey turns a deaf ear to rappers on her show. Now joining Ludacris and 50 Cent is Ice Cube, who tells FHM magazine: “I’ve been involved in three projects pitched to her, but I’ve never been asked to participate.” The rapper-actor (real name: O’Shea Jackson), 36, says of his 2002 snub, “For Barbershop she had Cedric the Entertainer and Eve on, but I wasn’t invited. Maybe she’s got a problem with hip-hop.” Questioning Winfrey’s booking pol