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From AmbrosiaforHeads – In the late 1980s, Rap music had a problem. At the time the genre was exploding with national and overseas tours, incidents were taking place at some of those concerts that were smearing the reputation of the Hip-Hop culture. As the safety of show-goers was a significant concern, mainstream media spread the news about the dangers of the lifestyle around this music. (…) n response to these events, Boogie Down Productions co-founder KRS-One organized a song with renowned author and journalist Nelson George and Jive Records executive Ann Carli for rappers to come together and restore order in the streets where Hip-Hop lived, especially within the Black community. The song “Self Destruction” and the organization’s title Stop The Violence Movement was an extension of BDP’s By All Means Necessary track of the same name. [READ MORE]