Why Open Source is Like Hiphop – How Hiphop Remakes the Mainstream.
An opinion piece compares the impact of hip-hop on mainstream culture and what learnings we can take to forsee the impact of Open Source environment:
In the video for Walk this Way, Run-DMC’s energy completely overtakes the aging rock band until Aerosmith is compelled to fall into step with these new contenders for the mainstream (Wahl 104). For people like me, this video was a revelation. Compared to Aerosmith, Run-DMC had a vitality and an authenticity that surprised and delighted even little white girls in small university towns in Ontario.