Much has been said about the passing of Aretha Franklin. Not enough has been said about the passing of her music.
The gentle rhythms of the 70's and 80's spoke of love and respect. The musical garbage today is disrespectful, demeaning and violent!
Aretha's music said things like, "Heaven must be missing an angel, because you're here with me right now." Today's garbage speaks of raping hoes, selling drugs, and killing n*gg**s!
Only the most blind cannot see the relationship between the foul, violent, garbage put into the ears and minds of young urban dwellers and their rate of violent crimes! As America scrapes to find solutions to our national killing problem, a good place to start is getting that vile garbage off our airwaves and out of our children!