Friday, February 17, 2006
Kanye Doesn't Like "Urban" Music
Hip-hop star Kanye West was shocked to hear the Brit Awards had an Urban category, declaring no music can be generalised according to race. The hitmaker hates the term 'urban' - used to blanket the hip-hop and R&B categories - and believes music should be recognised as simply good or bad. West says, "Why is there an urban category like it's different from regular mainstream? I make good music, but because I'm black it's seen as urban. You either make good music or bad music...."