The God Box
Written by Jason Terrell
I never looked to David Banner to have a political voice. I know he is very influential to early 2000 hip hop, which is the greatest era in music as far as I’m concerned. But in 2015, I began to see him as a pundit with a strong message about rebuilding and restoring a sense of self-worth within Black people, messages that I didn’t hear in “Like a Pimp” which was my song of choice in middle school.
My first re-introduction to Banner was at a community town hall in Atlanta where Banner mentioned that he was releasing an album called The God Box. He proclaimed that it would be a mirror reflecting adverse conditions between Black and White America.Continue reading