Black Music, the Grammys, commercialism and white supremacy

Commercial success and critical success are not necessarily correlated which can explain why America’s most popular genre of music has not fared well at the Grammys. But why?

The Grammys were held last night in Los Angeles.  The producers of the show had to scramble to put in some content that would acknowledge the untimely death of Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash just hours before the telecast.  Ironically, Kobe was heading towards the Staples Center to coach a game for his daughter Gigi’s team before he and she became th…

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