Josh Levin writes in Slates culturebox 23-Feb-2005:
Rappers and Bloggers - Separated at Birth!
"Rappers and bloggers - they're the same!
For starters, both groups share a love of loose-fitting, pajama-style apparel. Still not satisfied?
Bloggers and rappers are equally obsessed with social networking. Every rapper rolls with his entourage; every blogger rolls with his blog roll.
Women can't win an audience in either profession without raunching it up like Lil' Kim or Wonkette ...!
Concluding ... both Rapper's and blogger's are populists, using low-cost-of-entry communication forms rewarding this self-obsessed types who love writing in first person ...
Thanks to David S Hirschmann mediabistro.com's DAILY MEDIA NEWS FEED (24-Feb-2005)