The Legendary DOC was recently interviewed by VladTV, where he explains NWA’s influence on Gang Culture. When NWA hit the scene, their gangsta rap style was highly criticized for promoting drugs and violence, which rapper The DOC begs to differ. According to The DOC, NWA rapped about realities that were part of their everyday life of growing up in a inner-city environment. Not necessarily glorifying the negative lifestyle that was a part of their reality. He explains that conscious artists such as Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole have created a balance.
Check out the full interview below.