Uncle Luke Offended By VH1 Hip-Hop Honors’ 2 Live Crew Southern Rap Honor
Former 2 Live Crew frontman, music mogul and businessman Luther Campbell, aka Uncle ‘Luke’ Skyywalker, blasts off at VH1 for wanting to honor him as a member of the legendary group 2 Live Crew but not wanting to honor him for what he’s done independently as they have done the likes of Master P and Jermaine Dupri in the 2010 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Dirty South edition.
As reported on HipHopRX.com last week, Uncle Luke of the rap group ’2 Live Crew’ acknowledged the fact that VH1 wasn’t honoring him as a business man but only as a member of ’2 Live Crew’
“This year I’m supposed to be honored, but they only want to honor me as a member of the 2 Live Crew,” Luke Campbell said in an interview.
Campbell says they “want to honor Master P for his business savvy” and “Jermaine Dupri” so he’s “offended by that.”
Campbell, a man of many accomplishments in the music and entertainment business, just says it’s “sad that people just don’t know” his history and see him as a businessman.
He pointed out that “Luke Records was the first independent black owned record company owned by a rapper” and “the first to distribute it’s own product but VH1 seems to just want to highlight him as the “first person to go to the Supreme Court over music censorship and be a part of the 2 Live Crew.”
Vh1′s Hip-Hop Honors wanted to pay homage to Luke for the work he’s done as a member of 2 Live Crew but Luke told VH1 to ‘Just go f*ck yourself.’
“I don’t want to be a part of it unless you honor what I’ve done in a proper way,” adds Luke. “I’ve never asked anyone to do anything. But when you ask me to be a part of something, I’m not going to let you disrespect me.”